Tucker’s father, Brett, decided to build a wooden luge track in the backyard of his home after watching luge at the 2002 Winter Olympics. It eventually grew to be over 700 feet long and include an automatic icing system, lights and a PA system. The investment paid off, as Tucker qualified for the 2014 Olympics at the age of 18, becoming the youngest U.S. Olympic luger ever.Read More
Getting to know Tucker West
West has a lucky pair of underwear and socks for important races.
His celebrity crushes are Anna Kendrick and Mila Kunis.
He has a 150-pound English mastiff named Sochi.