Nodar Kumaritashvili 'luger crash' slideshows

Nodar Kumaritashvili, the Georgian Olympic luger died on Friday 12, 2010, in a practice session ahead of the official kick off ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Canada. Footage of the fatal accident was presented by various news outlets around the world and inevitable made it onto online video websites, the most prominent […]

Nodar Kumaritashvili, the Georgian Olympic luger died on Friday 12, 2010, in a practice session ahead of the official kick off ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Canada. Footage of the fatal accident was presented by various news outlets around the world and inevitable made it onto online video websites, the most prominent of which being YouTube. But, Google fastly removed the video, citing copyright infringement issues. Even NBCOlympics.com, the official website built by NBC and Microsoft to cover the 2010 Winter Olympic Games doesn’t offer any for the “Kumaritashvili.” However, NBCOlympics.com does offer a slideshow of the images related to the accident, offering a complete and detailed perspective over the deadly crash. Also, searching over Microsoft Bing, and hovering the mouse cursor over the search results may play a preview of the content.

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