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Luger's father says son told him he feared track

The Associated Press conducted a powerful, harrowing interview with the father of Nodar Kumaritashvili, the Georgian luger who was killed in a crash during training Friday.

Kumaritashvili's father says his son told him in a phone call from Vancouver, "Dad, I really fear that curve."

His father also said, "He told me, 'I will either win or die.' But that was youthful bravado, he couldn't be seriously talking about death."

By from news services  |  February 15, 2010; 2:30 PM ET
Categories:  Luge , Vancouver 2010  
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I so feel for his family, friends and his team. I wish them peace in knowing that he was living his life fully. May time lessen the pain of their loss.

Posted by: elwoll | February 15, 2010 4:35 PM | Report abuse

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