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How far, and how fast, and how epically can you wipe out
while going for the gold medal? The sport will attract
NASCAR fans to Olympics with the spectacle of bodies flailing
through the air while they're the subject of increasingly poor
jokes by John and John.
Although, seeing as the the relationship between
entertainment and skill in wipeout is inversely
proportional, it would probably be best to ban all
athletes from the event.
||This idea may already be baked by the Sochi slopestyle
course. Just because the headliners are pulling out doesn't
mean everyone will; in fact, the second tier who had no
hope of beating the Flying Tomato and now have an
unexpected shot at podium glory may in fact push
themselves harder to show the world their best moves, and
there's only one likely outcome when snowboarders push
||Google Nodar Kumaritashvili. Sorry, poor taste I think.
||Just barely, even by 'bakery standards. If he was still alive,
I figure the guy would probably agree that it was an epic
||I seem to recall there being a series of unnecessary pillars
at the end of the course, one of which Nodar crashed into.
I will now peruse the Internets for more information.
||Of course there's Eddie the Eagle...