Tony Benshoof retires from U.S. team

Updated: October 11, 2011, 4:29 PM ET
Associated Press

After 22 years on the U.S. national luge team and three trips to the Olympics, Tony Benshoof has decided to retire from competitive sliding.

USA Luge announced Benshoof's decision Tuesday.

"It was a great run and I'm going to miss the team and the organization," Benshoof said. "Hopefully, I can stay involved in one capacity or another."

Benshoof is the most decorated men's slider in USA Luge history with 37 international medals, and he won the U.S. national singles championship ...

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