Luge Olympian Matt Mortensen Takes GoPro On His Run And It's Awesome (VIDEO)

02/11/2014 01:23 pm ET | Updated Feb 11, 2014

Matt Mortensen represents the United States of Men's Doubles luge, and he has shown us what it's like to be him on the track.

In a video he uploaded personally onto YouTube, the olympic athlete brought along a GoPro camera for one of his rides in Sochi.

During the run, you can get a good idea of how fast Mortensen is going when you see spectators and camera men blur past him as he is hurled down the track. To check out luge from a first hand perspective, watch the video above.

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