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Brett West
6/29
Backyard slip 'n slide
Tucker was doing 20-25 runs a day during his heyday on the track.
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Rachel Schwartz
7/29
Backyard slip 'n slide
The luge track, built by Tucker and his dad, Brett West, includes a weather station, a flag with the Olympic rings, electronic timing, a PA system and lights for night runs.
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Brett West
8/29
Backyard slip 'n slide
The course is called the West Mountain Luge Run.
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Brett West
9/29
Backyard slip 'n slide
The wooden track even features an automatic icing spray system with an activation button in the West family's basement. Even the Olympic runs in Lake Placid and Salt Lake City are watered by hand.
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Brett West
10/29
Backyard slip 'n slide
The original track was 750 feet. What's left is 380 feet.
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