Despite luge death, Olympics' opening...

Despite luge death, Olympics' opening ceremonies go on

There are 2 comments on the El Paso Times story from Feb 12, 2010, titled Despite luge death, Olympics' opening ceremonies go on. In it, El Paso Times reports that:

In time-honored tradition, the show went on. Despite the training-run death earlier in the day of a luger from the country of Georgia, the Olympics' opening ceremonies were launched Friday night with a jubilant countdown by the crowd filling BC Place Stadium.

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El Paso, TX

#1 Feb 12, 2010
Condolences to the luge athlete's family loss.

Hamilton, New Zealand

#2 Feb 12, 2010
If the aim of the game was to get down the track in the LONGEST time, this would never have happened.

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