posted on: Thursday February 18, 2010
Molly Driessen ’13 / World Staff
The Olympic Ceremonies celebrate global cooperation and ignite a hope for future victories in the name of patriotism. Nodar Kumaritashvili, however, was denied his chance to represent his country before the Games officially opened. The 21-year-old native of the Republic of Georgia was the victim of a fatal ice luge crash during his fifth training run of the week at the Whistler Sliding Center in Vancouver, Canada, on Friday, Feb.