The tragic loss of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili not only put a cloud over the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, but it also reinforced just how hazardous some events are.
Athletes constantly push the boundaries of their sport, seeking new ways to get an advantage, shaving milliseconds off their time, and generally doing things bigger, faster, stronger than ever before.
Doing so comes with inherent risks, especially at the Winter Olympics, where the margin of error is so slim. A gold medal or a serious accident can be the difference of the edge of one's ski, skate, or sled. With that, here are the ten most dangerous sports at these Winter Olympics.