Results for tag: Luge
Posted by: darkdragonic on Feb 12, 2010 at 07:54:30 PM

Winter Olympics 2010 starts off with a tragedy, Georgian Luge Olympian Nodar Kumaritashvili died in a practice session. Now looking at the video on NBC, it looks he died when he flew off the track and took the impact onto the steel structure. It is so dumb that nobody ever thought of the idea to put large paddings outside the track to protect the athletes. The only thing that protects the lugers and bobsledders are their helmets.

Luge and bobsledding made be a boring sport to some like me, but I always knew it was a danger sport because of the idea of what would happen if an accident occur the athletes flew off the track. I've seen tv shows make fun of the sport because of how silly it is, well they better rethink that because its fast and dangerous.

One sport that made a major change