Tag: luger death cause

Luger Who Died Was Terrified of Track

Luger Nodar Kumaritashvili said he was terrified of the track at the Whistler Sliding Center the day before he died. The Wall Street Journal reports: “He called me before the Olympics, three days ago, and he said, ‘Dad, I’m scared…

Olympic Track Didn’t Cause Luger’s Death

Olympic officials said they would raise the wall where the slider flew off the track and make an unspecified “change in the ice profile”- but only as a presentative measure “to avoid that such an extremely exceptional accident could occur…