Berwick Middle School Student makes 2017-18 USA Luge National “D” Team
Lake Placid, NY- Berwick Area Middle School student
Gavin Davis recently earned 1st place in the Blue Mountain Luge Challenge
held here. As a result of his success, Gavin was then invited to an on-ice
screening camp at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid.
Gavin’s efforts at the screening camp led to his recent selection
to the 2017-18 USA LUGE National “D” Team. The team will train for about eight
weeks, broken up into two sessions. Trainings will be conducted by the USA Luge
Coaching Staff and will last about five hours daily. Two additional hours are
set aside for school studies.
Gavin is a 5th grade student at Berwick Middle
School. He is a Boy Scout, participates in SOAR (Students Overcome and Achieve
through Running), Middle School Band, hockey and is a community volunteer.
Gavin continues the local traditional of success in the LUGE as
Berwick native Jayson Terdiman completed in the most recent Winter Olympics in