Luge Death at Olympics

The games here in Vancouver hadn’t even begun before Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili was fatally injured this afternoon after being flung from the track during a practice run at Whistler Mountain. A very sad beginning to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games to say the least.

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R&O

  3Comments

  1. google   •  

    Wow, what a shocking video and image.

  2. Vladimir Scratcher   •  

    There is an evil foreboding as you watch the young man naively don his helmet, clueless that he will be racing to a violent and brutal death. Such a tragic and foolish way to die. Such a waste. Analogies are made between the Olympics and war. We see one here.

  3. Shane Hicks   •  

    It is very sad kind that this of thing happend. But this is one of the many things people have learn from.

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