Photo Gallery: Kate Hansen comes home to La Cañada with the U.S.A. Luge Slider Search clinic
Parallel to the ground with only Kate Hansen and one of her red-white-and-blue Converse keeping them from sliding down the street, eager youngsters gave luge a try for the very first time on the streets of La Cañada Flintridge Saturday and Sunday as the USA Luge Slider Search recruiting clinic came to town.
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Photo Gallery: Kate Hansen comes home to La Canada with the U.S.A. Luge Slider Search team
United States luge olympian and La Canada Flintridge native Kate Hansen, standing, helped children like Skyler Nelson, 9 of Glendale, center, take runs down Foothill Blvd. during the U.S.A. Luge Slider Search in La Canada Flintridge on Saturday, May 31, 2014. The event was held for children ages 9-13. U.S.A. Luge has clinics like this throughout the US to find future American olympians.