Imagine being a 12-year-old seventh-grader, and deciding one day, out of the blue, that you’d like to enter the luge event in the Olympics.

“That’s exactly what happened,” said Jacob Sterk of St. Michael, a 16-year-old junior at St. Michael-Albertville High School (STMA) who has been named to the Senior Division of the USA Luge National Natural Track Luge Team, which will compete in Michigan during the 2022-23 racing season.

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