Downhill track sports like luge are technology battles, as exciting as a NASCAR qualifying day.
Of course, the same is true of luge and that only lasts three minutes.
There are also certainly examples among skeleton and luge of supreme achievement, limited experience notwithstanding.
kind of small toboggan, 1905, from French luge "small coasting sled," from Savoy dialect, from Medieval Latin sludia "sled" (9c.), perhaps from a Gaulish word from the same root as English sled, slide.