Friday, February 12, 2010

Olympic Hopeful Dies Today

 Photo by: Ricardo Mazalan/AP

Sad news from Vancouver as tragedy stakes claim.  Olympic hopeful, 21 year old Nodar Kumaritashvili, a luger from the Democratic Republic of Georgia, died in a crash today after his sled lost control.  Please join CGM in sending up prayers to Kumaritashvili's family.

What Olympians are saying:

ApoloOhno  via Twitter "Final prep is complete. So sad to hear about the Georgian Olmpic Luger. My heart goes out to them. :-("


Read more at:

NPR:  http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=123635348

FOX:  http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2010/02/12/georgian-luger-seriously-injured-luge-crash/

YAHOO:  http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100212/ap_on_sp_ol/oly_lug_luger_dies


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4 comments:

Viva La Fashion said...

that's so tragic.

Renee Weatherford said...

Oh my goodness that is such a tragedy! I love your blog :) Stopping by via Lady Bloggers

Amy said...

This is seriously heartbreaking. He was so young and so full of life.

Andrea said...

Wow, how sad is that.

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