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02-13-2010, 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by WineShark View Post
I'm not a luger, just driven fast road courses in a formula mazda so I can't speak with authority about the tops of walls. That said, I would think skidding down the track is preferable to flying off it. As they used to say when I raced, its not the speed that hurts. It's the stop. So if raising a wall helps keep people on the track, then that would make sense to me.

BTW - I noticed they did exactly what I was suggesting and lowered the start gate to the womans start.

Here's a pic of the new wall

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