Re: Sad News: Luger Dies in Winter Olympics
Originally Posted by RedsBaron
I can remember meeting Chuck Yeager about five years ago, when Yeager was 80 years old. He told the group of us a story about how he had recently made a run in either a bobsled or luge (I forget which), adding that the next day during a competition he saw someone beheaded in a crash. I never checked out Yeager's story, but what made an impression on me was how "matter-of-fact" he seemed to be about the event. It may take that kind of personality to make a successful fighter pilot and test pilot.
Probably not true. It's been a couple decades since a luger died (several decades since on died in the Olympics), but I don't know about boblsed.
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