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Alex Gough wins World Cup luge race

Updated: December 17, 2011, 12:35 AM ET
Associated Press

CALGARY, Alberta -- Calgary racer Alex Gough became the first Canadian to win a World Cup luge race on home soil Friday, edging Germany's Tatjana Hufner at Canada Olympic Park.

Gough, also a World Cup winner last year in Russia, had a two-run time of 1 minute, 34.212 seconds. Hufner, the winner of the last three races in Calgary, followed in 1:34.324, and Russia's Tatiana Ivanova was third in 1:34.724.

"I'm a little in shock and a little in awe," the 24-year-old Gough said. "I'm so ...

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