Olympic Crash: The Luge Tragedy

The Winter Olympic death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili
Ricardo Mazalan / AP

The Fatal Practice
Before the Vancouver Games began, according to the Daily Telegraph, non-Canadian athletes were complaining that they were getting only 40 practice runs, vs. the 300 or more that the locals had to get themselves used to Whistler's tricky turns. It was on his second run, seen here, that Kumaritashvili lost control.

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