Dead Luger's Father: 'My Son Did Not Have to Die'

| by Mark Berman

In a call home shortly before he was thrown from his luge and killed on an Olympic training run, Georgian athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili told his father that he was afraid of the brand-new, lightning-quick track in Whistler, British Columbia. More from the Associated Press:

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