Luge death

Georgian luge hopeful Nodar Kumaritashvili <a href="http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-olympics-luge13-2010feb13,0,73618.story">crashed during the men's Luge practice</a> at the Whistler Sliding Centre and was killed after <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8c9vz0GMdw">he was thrown from his sled at high-speed and smashed into a metal pillar</a>. Luckily, the news didn't do a constant loop on this tragedy -- but you can expect YouTube hits to pick up.<br>
<br>
<i>-- Jevon Phillips, <a href="http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/">L.A. Times</a></i>
lat-lugedeath_kxr46bnc

( Peter Parks / AFP/Getty Images / February 12, 2010 )

Georgian luge hopeful Nodar Kumaritashvili crashed during the men's Luge practice at the Whistler Sliding Centre and was killed after he was thrown from his sled at high-speed and smashed into a metal pillar. Luckily, the news didn't do a constant loop on this tragedy -- but you can expect YouTube hits to pick up.

-- Jevon Phillips, L.A. Times

  • Email E-mail
  • add to Twitter Twitter
  • add to Facebook Facebook
  • Home Delivery Home Delivery

PHOTO GALLERIES

TOP VIDEO

CONNECT WITH US


2013 YEAR IN REVIEW
Look for this special section in your
Baltimore Sun newspaper on Dec. 29, 2013.
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Google Plus
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Alerts and Apps

Contact Us | Newsroom directory | Social Sun