Death mars start of Winter Olympics

21 year old luger, Nodar Kumaritashvili from Georgia, was killed during training just hours before the opening ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Canada.

Kumaritashvili lost control of his sled, went over a track wall and struck and unpadded steel pole near the finish line at the Whistler Sliding Center and was unable to be revived.

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  • omg. what a tragic way to start to competition. tragic lost