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Sochi Games Influenced By Winter Olympics Of 1932 In Lake Placid
2014-02-18 13:18:59

Eight crashes that sent more than a dozen competitors to the hospital marred bobsled practice runs leading up to the 1932 winter Olympic games in Lake Placid, N.Y., but as dramatic as those incidents were, they also provide insight into more ordinary factors that continue to influence the Olympics, according to a Penn State researcher.

2013-02-18 23:20:37

On February 17, a significant Olympic Winter Games Test Event – the final stage of the FIBT Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup – successfully delivered by Sochi 2014 concluded at the Sliding

2011-12-02 01:17:08

They should prove a challenge for the athletes, but not put them in danger: bobsled runs have to be simulated before being built.


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pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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