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News : Sports Jan 27, 2014 - 5:01:07 AM


Big screen-ing of Ridgefield’s own Olympian Tucker West in luge competition at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, February 8

By The Ridgefield Playhouse





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Tucker West, shown here with his parents, is competing for Luge Gold. At the age of 18, Tucker is the youngest male ever to qualify to represent the United States in the Winter Olympics at the 2014 Sochi Games in the Men’s Singles Luge competition. He is currently a student at National Sports Academy High in Lake Placid, New York. When he is not away at school, Tucker is at home in Ridgefield, Connecticut. On Saturday, February 8, from 9 a.m. – 12 noon, The Ridgefield Playhouse will host a town-wide broadcast, on the big screen, of the Olympics to celebrate Ridgefield’s own Olympian hero Tucker West. This broadcast event is free for all to attend. For more information, call the box office at 203-438-5795, or go online to ridgefieldplayhouse.org. (contributed photo)
Before Gin Blossoms take the stage for their concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, The Ridgefield Playhouse will host a town-wide broadcast, on the big screen, of the Olympics to celebrate Ridgefield’s own Olympian hero Tucker West who, at the age of 18, is the youngest male ever to qualify to represent the United States in the Winter Olympics at the 2014 Sochi Games in the Men’s Singles Luge competition. He is currently a student at National Sports Academy High in Lake Placid, New York.

When he is not away at school, Tucker is at home in Ridgefield, Connecticut. This broadcast event is free for all to attend. Refreshments will be available for purchase in the Playhouse lobby. Tucker’s career highlights include Junior World Cup team relay bronze medalist (2013 with Summer Britcher, Ty Anderson and Anthony Espinoza), 2012 U.S. champion (tied with Chris Mazdzer), and 2012 U.S. team relay champion among many others. Fun facts about Tucker: He is an honor student at National Sports Academy High, and he is the youngest-ever start championship titlist holder, when he was 16.

“Let's gather together to watch our very own Olympian - Tucker West - as he competes in Sochi! Join 'Team Tucker' on Saturday, February 8, at The Ridgefield Playhouse, from 9 a.m. - 12 noon, as he competes for luge Gold. There are two runs that Saturday morning in which Tucker will compete,” explained Allison Stockel, Executive Director of The Ridgefield Playhouse. “Get in the Olympic Spirit, and support our very own home-grown Olympian!”

To stay connected with 'Team Tucker' on Facebook, go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/1397278830521220/.

For tickets information about The Ridgefield Playhouse, call the box office (203) 438-5795, or buy tickets online at ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main St., Ridgefield, CT.




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