Dutch bobsledder Edwin van Calker and this four-man team pulled out of the Olympic competition after the driver said that he was terrified of using the track. It is a major slap at the Canadian designers who have been criticized since the death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili on the luge track.
Van Calker told his coach he just couldn’t drive this track despite being ranked 11th in the World Cup. He crashed on his first run during two-man practice on Saturday. Eight sleds crashed on the course.
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