Posted by MassYoutubeUploader on Feb. 18, 2010

An Olympics star has died in an horrific 90mph luge accident at the winter games. Nodar Kumaritashvili Nodar Kumaritashvili during a training run at the games in Whistler, Canada Georgian hopeful Nodar Kumaritashvili flew off the track and into a metal pole in Whistler, Canada. Medics administered CPR at the scene following the second of two training runs. Kumaritashvili was then placed on a stretcher with blood pouring from his head and taken away in an ambulance. An International Olympic Committee official confirmed tonight that the luger had died. Officials console each other Officials console each other as paramedics treat the badly injured luger Witnesses told how the 21-year-old crashed at one of the fastest points near the bottom of the track on the final 270-degree turn. He hit both sides of the wall before being hurled over the top and smashing into the pole at the side of the track Earlier Italian Armin Zoeggler, the 2002 and 2006 gold medalist, also crashed but was not badly injured. On Wednesday

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