Sunday, February 21, 2010

PostHeaderIcon Canada's Skeleton Racer Michael Douglas Disqualified

[via CBC Sports] Skeleton racer Mike Douglas says he can't believe his Olympic dream was destroyed because he was three minutes late taking the covers off his sled runners.

"I'm just a little bewildered," said the 38-year-old from Kleinburg, Ont., a day after he was disqualified before the final two heats of the men's Olympic competition at the Whistler Sliding Centre.

"We were all watching the women's race and we just missed taking [the runner guards] off," he said.

"The guards were off before the race. [The disqualification] seems a little heavy-handed to me." (...continue reading...)


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