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Risks, danger always in play

While French luger Thomas Girod trains, workmen add protective measures near the finish line of the Whistler Sliding Centre. While French luger Thomas Girod trains, workmen add protective measures near the finish line of the Whistler Sliding Centre. (Elise Amendola/Associated Press)
By John Powers
February 14, 2010

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Ruben “Speedy’’ Gonzalez was always the last kid picked in physical education class, but he wanted to be in the Olympics. So he settled on luge by default. (Full article: 981 words)

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