Tucker West

Other kids dream about the walk-off hit, the three-pointer that catches all net as the buzzer sounds.

Tucker West dreamed of flying really, really fast on down an ice-covered chute feet first.

Now, it’s beyond dreaming. West, 18 of Ridgefield, is going to the Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia in February as the youngest man on the US luge team.

I’ll be writing about West on Friday.