The USA Luge annual membership and foundation meeting welcomed three new board members and a group of award winners.
Figure skater Nathan Chen, luger Summer Britcher and the United States’ luge team relay foursome have been named as the recipients of the Best of January honours by the United States Olympic Committee.
America's Summer Britcher announced her potential as a medal winner at next month's Winter Olympic Games at the Lillehammer Olympic track as she earned her first International Luge Federation World Cup since December 2015.
USA Luge has selected a pool of athletes who will compete at their summer training camp in a bid to secure places at Pyeongchang 2018.
Summer Britcher set a track record at Lake Placid to win the Norton seeding race, which officially started USA Luge's Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic selection period.
Chris Mazdzer and Summer Britcher have been named as USA Luge's male and female athletes of the year for 2016.
The United States' Summer Britcher moved to the summit of the Luge World Cup standings after winning the women's sprint event in Calgary, Canada.
American Summer Britcher claimed the first Luge World Cup victory of her career on her home track in Park City, Utah.