Robb Topolski (funchords) wrote,

Many tweets of outrage at NBC showing fatal luge crash

marcdiaz: Why is NBC showing that luge tragedy so much - can't stand to watch that stuff. #failNBC
twitteratti: footage of luge accident was a bit un-nerving. wasn't sure if it was appropriate for young kids. #Olympics #nbc
DanRaviv: Watching #olympics with awe, NBC doing usual gr8 visual job. What a sad backdrop, the death of the luge man from Repub.of Georgia.
francesk: And more than once. Had to put hands over small eyes. RT @mamaerika: I cannot believe NBC is showing the luge accident. Tasteless.
heatherGenXXL: NBC, dude. I think you're an hour behind. I suggest skipping the first 20 if you don't want to see the luge accident.@markdavidson
JennLynnC: Whoa! NBC is showing the actual wreck of the Luge accident!
SportSlant: Am behind until Open Ceremony starts (skipping ads) but 1st reax to NBC's luge death story: did we need to see it in slo-mo 3 times? #olybiz
barbmallon: NBC Nightly News, I'm disappointed in you. Showing the luge man's death three times (one slow mo). That was not necessary & disrespectful.
Corey_Witt: NBC's opening from 7:30-7:50 was excellent Well done reporting w/ Luge incident & great story/tribute on Canada by Tom Brokaw. Solid jrnlism
hipployta: I'm going to be real...all this talk about whether or not kids saw the Luge death on CNN or NBC...ya'll know kids aren't watching the news
mochamomma: @sassymonkey I'm still hung up on NBC showing the luge video over and over. For shame.
Changeist: Dear NBC: there was no need to show the luge accident video 2x. Show some respect.
ADRock_R8drNatn: Not really sure NBC should have showed that guy speeding to his death. Also not sure if luger is correct, or maybe lugist? Luge runner?
jondmiller: NBC: do we really need to see 10 replays of luge death? I can't let my 7 yr old even watch the Olympics. Gruesome.
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dylanyounkin: RT @freakshowmikey: NBC just showed the guy crashing and dying on the luge in SLOW MOTION. Thanks NBC. Stay classy.
sgoodger: I'm shocked & sad that #NBC showed the luge accident. I admit, I wanted 2 see, but was fully not expecting to. Praying for his team & family
mdunmore: I can't believe NBC showed that luge accident. Poor taste. #fb
pops28: damn, what's with NBC showing the video of the luge crash??? damn! #olympics
lanehartwell: RT @LATshowtracker: As Vancouver Olympics begin, NBC airs footage of fatal luge crash http://bit.ly/cX95Ed (expand)
tboracer: Shame on you, NBC! Was it necessary to show the accident that killed the Georgian luge athlete?
LATshowtracker: As Vancouver Olympics begin, NBC airs footage of fatal luge crash http://bit.ly/cX95Ed (expand)
bethanyedwards: NBC can show the footage of a man crashing and dieing in the luge. But GOD FORBID anyone have to hear the word shit or see a female nipple!
LukeSinak: NBC just showed the clip of the luge athlete that wrecked and died this morning in training... pretty shocked they showed it quite honestly
jensnashville: Watchn NBC countdown 2 Olympics. Sad 2 hear passing of georgian luge athlete.
adammichelin: RT @rebunting: WTF @nbc. i didn't need to see the footage of Georgian Luge Olympian Kumaritashvili's fatal accident at all, much less...
lauraiva: Video | GRAPHIC content: Luge crash | NBC Olympics - http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/assetid=8ea579e0-4f39-46f6-b708-982101927f20.html
2Cute4TO: @BrookeLockart yep, I get NBC - are you watching a profile on the luge death today?
tonitagliarino: @NBC #Olympics Ski Jump that's awesome. More ski jump, less luge death #realitycheck #NBC
sportswatch: NBC didn't shy away from luge death in first segment. Peacocks in delicate spot balancing journalism w/getting viewers fired up for Games.
mrjabba: @pitchinvasion "reshowing footage of the luge accident?" Yeah, tastless NBC. Wife saw on CNN & wrote a nasty feedback. Doesnt need to b seen
CJFinch2: RT @cjfinch: The death of a Georgian Athlete in the Luge today is gut wrenching and numbing. #Olympics Poor taste by #NBC for airing slow motion video.
superigor: RT @OntheDLpodcast: You have to applaud NBC for handling this luge story up front the way they did. A bit surprised they kept showing the accident.
chuckysal: GRAPHIC content: Video of Georgian Luge crash (from start) | NBC Olympics - http://bit.ly/b7uqRJ (expand) #fb
HighYeller: @areefuhstanklin NBC was showing when that Olympian got killed on the luge today! They was showing it ovah & ovah & ovah & them some more.
cjfinch: The death of a Georgian Athlete in the Luge today is gut wrenching and numbing. #Olympics Poor taste by #NBC for airing slow motion video.
Tcagent: #NBC #olympics Luge is a very serious sport. awful to see that kid die. why weren't those posts padded? why no barriers between the people?!
Sonyers: RT @basseyworld: Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!? [Irresponsible]
YEMolly: Me too!! Devastating! :( RT @CarsonY101: I cringe every time NBC shows that video from the Luge death today at the Winter Olympics...
sophia_s77: RT @freakshowmikey: NBC just showed the guy crashing and dying on the luge in SLOW MOTION. Thanks NBC. Stay classy.
TheSquare: Interesting newsroom discussion about what to do with the luge video. We're not showing the actual crash, NBC is.
jordank66: RT @iceburghNHL: Agreed. Lawsuit coming for those unpadded posts. RT @NYGExaminer: NBC showing luge crash is one thing. In ultra slow motion is disgusting
Celloc: Just watched the video of the Georgian guy die on the luge track... I hate that NBC showed it.
CynStamstad: @basseyworld Thanks for the heads up re the luge accident footage NBC is showing - sick and wrong... #ShameOnNBC
gannon_ncsu: Hey NBC, it wasnt the luge that killed that guy. It was the exposed steel beams 1' from the track! Who's the genius behind that design!? #fb
BamBam75: Warning or no, NBC, showing the COMPLETE footage of the Georgian Olympic Luge Racer die earlier is completely uncalled for! R.I.P. #olympics
JessieLynne: Video | GRAPHIC content: Luge crash | NBC Olympics - http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/assetid=4d69df22-dc17-4356-8385-b075a080b00a.html
justajot: Definitely, decency! RT @vitawash: I kinda feel like they did not need to show that poor kid actually dying on the luge run. Not cool, NBC.
tanker1975: Alright @NBC we understand. Stop showing the luge accident. You can report on it without showing it in slow mo 50 times. Sad day.
naomicohen: Even YouTube had the decency to yank the video of the 21yr old Georgian dying in the luge accident. Prime time NBC doesn't?!?
mserven: @QueenofSpain It's an NBC stupidity thing. They wait until the families on the west coast to get home so they can see... some luge death
iceburghNHL: Coming soon to the Olympics ... the Nerf-Padded Luge! #NBC
rebunting: WTF @nbc. i didn't need to see the footage of Georgian Luge Olympian Kumaritashvili's fatal accident at all, much less while eating dinner.
Andrew2893: RT @profblmkelley: RT @basseyworld: Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!?//A tabloid horror.
rtlewis777: RT @profblmkelley: RT @basseyworld: Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!?//A tabloid horror.
tracytran: I have to say, NBC had to show the luge footage. My problem was the segment, which was too cheesy (ie, ?: what are your emotions & cutaway)
marlasinger_tr: What would NBC have talked about these past 10 minutes had the luge accident not occured?
TilasBusted: @NBC needs to stop showing the luge accident over & over. My kids are stoked to watch the ceremony & I don't want them seeing that.
Peschko: RT @profblmkelley: RT @basseyworld: Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!?//A tabloid horror.
Peschko: RT @profblmkelley: RT @basseyworld: Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!?//A tabloid horror.
shahpriya: RT @merubin: NBC showing luge accident over & over again in slow-mo is freakishly classless and tasteless voyeurism. #olympics
mochachick8: Did NBC just show the luge athlete's accident? Not in the best of taste.
profblmkelley: RT @basseyworld: Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!?//A tabloid horror.
LAShea76: @TheDailyBlonde was watching on NBC and then Cardi commercial came on where they fall off the ice luge onto mattress..talk about bad timing
davidburn: RT @QueenofSpain: NBC getting HAMMERED in my tweet stream for showing luge death ... we don't get coverage here until 730pm pacific. #eastcoastcansuckit
brettprofitt: Wow NBC...way to detract from honoring the victim of the luge accident by showing the accident videos and bloody pictures.
merubin: NBC showing luge accident over & over again in slow-mo is freakishly classless and tasteless voyeurism. #olympics
vitawash: I kinda feel like they did not need to show that poor kid actually dying on the luge run. Not cool, NBC.
grantburhans: RT @epltalk: Watching the Winter Olympics on NBC. Gosh, that luge course looks incredibly dangerous. RIP Nodar Kumaritashvili.
Smashbase: WOW. Poor guy......Video | GRAPHIC content: Luge crash | NBC #Olympics http://bit.ly/brvOnd (expand)
Evil_Erato: Could've done without footage of the luge crash, NBC. Really. In other Olympics commentary - WTF is Brokaw wearing? Did he go colorblind?
MikeDistracted: I am DISGUSTED at NBC for showing the video of the Olympic athlete's fatal luge crash...very disrespectful to his family!
mksclr: Thank you NBC that luge story & video was not quite kid-friendly; way to open the primetime Olympics #fb
Marvelous1908: CNN has shown it 2 RT @areefuhstanklin RT @basseyworld Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!?
MER11: Whoa! I'm not watching opening ceremonies but reading that NBC showed the luge video? Awful!
kerndy: thinks that NBC showing medics doing CPR on the luge athlete was beyond the pale. Tasteless.
kylydia: @NBC PLEASE stop showing the luge accident video. It's horrifying and unnecessary and disrespectful.
xayide: I couldnt believe it. RT @basseyworld: Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!?
brianbaute: Wow. As much as the IOC tried to embargo online video of today's luge accident, NBC showed it in slo-mo. (video) http://post.ly/Naeg
cliffordpugh: RT @culturemap Is the Olympic luge course too dangerous? NBC kicks off 17-days of Olympic coverage - 2010-Feb-... http://is.gd/8eCEC (expand)
claud_wad: Is disappointed in NBC for showing the video of the luge athlete that died today. I think its completely unethical.
icedcorn: I love how NBC keeps saying how bad the video of the luge guy dying is, yet keeps showing it.
fcessiogba: RT @epltalk: Watching the Winter Olympics on NBC. Gosh, that luge course looks incredibly dangerous. RIP Nodar Kumaritashvili.
Rain_S: Me too!-->I KNOW! Had to change it. RT @jadedandboring: JFC NBC showing video of the guy who died on the luge today? #FAIL /via @meadowc
tonitheisen: RT @LadyBlueICU: Good lord NBC..yikes. May he RIP #Olympics #Luge
EmilyDitman: Was it really necessary to show the actual luge crash on tv? Seriously NBC, that was too far.
wesoawesome: Video | GRAPHIC content: Luge crash (from start) | NBC Olympics http://bit.ly/947fXk (expand)
CarsonY101: I cringe every time NBC shows that video from the Luge death today at the Winter Olympics...
ssravp: Dear NBC, Based on my Twitter feed. You fucked up showing that luge accident once, let alone a half dozen times. Jackasses. Sincerely, Scott
margofranssen: RT @Jamberta: I thought the Olympics Committee took the luge videos off youtube out of respect. Nope. It was for NBC copyright.
travisrmartin: Ok NBC...we probably didn't need to see slow motion footage from 3 different angles of a man hurtling to his death in the luge. Have som ...
TonyShephard_: #WinterOlympics Here is a good question for all of you out there do you think NBC show have shown the luge crash video?
bythepint: Just watched NBC replay the luge crash a dozen times. Everything after the seventh just seemed like overkill. Pun intended...
rhonmark: Surprised to have seen the luge accident, vid shown by NBC. Surreal. RIP to a Georgian Olympian Nodar. #Vancouver #winterolympics
lifeasgreenie: RT @epltalk: Watching the Winter Olympics on NBC. Gosh, that luge course looks incredibly dangerous. RIP Nodar Kumaritashvili.
thegnomemobile: Thinks it is absolutly inexcusable & unnecessary for them to show the luge crash...stay classy NBC.
learningforevil: RT @pipsipirate: At least CTV is showing the luge accident footage less often than NBC-Everytime I change the channel over to NBC its playing #vancouver2010
ilovepapercuts: NBC should NOT be showing video of that luge accident (over & over & over) (via @my4brats) I agree!
danruss: Could've done without NBC's coverage of the deadly luge accident at the #Olympics. Would they show if ratings and money didn't demand it?
PghFun1: thinks it's in VERY poor taste for @nbc to REPEATEDLY show slow-motion footage of today's tragic luge accident. #olympics #fb
ElyssaK: Watching the coverage on NBC of the luge track in Vancouver. That thing sounds like a death trap!
ciwanski1: RT @freakshowmikey: NBC just showed the guy crashing and dying on the luge in SLOW MOTION. Thanks NBC. Stay classy.
scooter115: RT @freakshowmikey: NBC just showed the guy crashing and dying on the luge in SLOW MOTION. Thanks NBC. Stay classy.
firewalk: Dear NBC. You suck on so many different levels I can't even begin to describe it. Was there a need to show the luge video in primetime?
jlenmartin: I am disappointed in NBC choosing to repeatedly air the death of the luge Georgian athlete today. Definite thumbs down. #NBC
DrWhiskey694: Can't believe they just showed the video ofthe Olympic luge guy dying on NBC.
indidad: who is the guy on NBC that just compared the luge tragedy to an NHRA race in NJ where "Doug Kalikka" died?
Champingthebit: Aaaagh NBC just showed the luge accident without warning, had to turn away and shield my 11 yr old, we both know we couldn't handle it
gliddenmark: Is NBC showing the deadly luge run responsible jounalism or insensitive sensationalism? #olympics
iceburghNHL: Agreed. Lawsuit coming for those unpadded posts. RT @NYGExaminer: NBC showing luge crash is one thing. In ultra slow motion is disgusting
GLDNGRLY: RT @USABreakingNews: JUST IN: NBC SPORTS: Georgian team to stay and compete at Olympics after fatal luge accident.
OntheDLpodcast: You have to applaud NBC for handling this luge story up front the way they did. A bit surprised they kept showing the accident.
TkPkAvi: Wow, NBC just showed (like 6 times) the video of that Georgian luge racer getting pwned by a steel support column. Nasty crash.
tonytellez: Just saw the video of the luge accident that claimed a life. Shocked NBC would show it.
pastorbuhro: NBC chose to play & replay footage of a fatal luge accident in Van. in which a sledder slammed into an support beam. Plus close ups of CPR.
GARich74: OK, NBC, we get it. Someone tragically died during luge practice. We don't need to see it over and over. #van2010
vanessakay70: It just showed the luge accident on NBC Nightly News. Words cannot describe it. Very sad. More than a dozen accidents on that track today.
Megebee: What would NBC have talked about these past 10 minutes had the luge accident not occured? #Olympics
Tannerman: Kudos to NBC to leading with the luge accident story and having the boldness to run the video footage
mostmodernist: should not be showing in repeated slow motion video of luge death #nbc #badform
glowmoment: too much, I agree RT @basseyworld: Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!?
rivkin: Amen. RT: @stovewithahouse: NBC needs to stop showing video of that luge athlete getting killed.
Jamberta: I thought the Olympics Committee took the luge videos off youtube out of respect. Nope. It was for NBC copyright.
nowforruin: RT @CapriciousC: Seriously, NBC - I understand covering the luge accident, but showing video of the accident is in poor taste, IMO.
JESS44903: @joehall Didn't hear about it? Some athlete from the country of Georgia died today during a practice run of the Luge...and @nbc showed it.
allisoncc: RT @handbanana888: Holy shit! NBC just showed the luge crash. Oh my god. Just terrible. #Vancouver2010
lmdupont: really wish NBC would stop repeating the luge footage of that guy dying. his family doesn't need to see that over and over
QueenofSpain: NBC getting HAMMERED in my tweet stream for showing luge death ... we don't get coverage here until 730pm pacific. #eastcoastcansuckit
PatBrough: Amazed they should #luge crash in slow mo on NBC tonight. #olympics
beardluxurious: NBC reporter asking "can you describe your feelings"? about luge death. Seriously??? That's such a throwaway question. Freakin' gay.
vilkomerson: NBC, we really don't need to see that poor Luge-r dying over and over again. #2010
digitalmaverick: RT @pitchinvasion: Wow, does NBC really have to keep reshowing the footage of the luge accident?
craigrocks1: I can not believe that NBC replayed the video of that luge person dying. The media is out of control.
supersarah1225: this nbc coverage on the luge accident is wicked sad, i'm tearing up. the video is awful to watch.
HealthfulH: Do we really need to see the replay of the dead luge guy crashing?? #NBC
pitchinvasion: Wow, does NBC really have to keep reshowing the footage of the luge accident?
JasonCainATX: Why on earth does NBC keep showing the fatal luge crash in super slow motion?!
ChrisColquitt: Hey NBC please stop showing the video of the luge athlete dying as he flys off the course - very disrespectful...
MarkSchofield: Does #NBC need to keep showing this luge accident? #Olympics
BlackGreenGold: Why the hell would they show the video of the luge accident on NBC? Show some damn respect. #NBC #Olympics
DanielleNeil: Dear NBC, please stop playing that poor man's wreck on the luge course in Vancouver. No one needs to see that over and over.
SarahCal1: Disturbed. NBC keeps replaying that Olympian's death in the luge over and over...
egoetz3: NBC keeps showing the Georgian luge slider Nodar Kumaritashvili's crash over and over. It's simply horrible that NBC keeps showing it.
freakshowmikey: NBC just showed the guy crashing and dying on the luge in SLOW MOTION. Thanks NBC. Stay classy.
lisakbeach: Maybe it's just me, NBC News, but I don't actually want to see the luge guy crash and die. Seems unnecessary.
jeremyorion: I'm really uncomfortable with @nbc's showing of the accident that killed the Georgian luge athlete. They replayed it 3 or 4 times. #fail
chriselrod: Can't believe NBC keeps showing the footage of the luge guy dying. Classless!!!
DawgPound99: RT @rick1missy: WTF. NBC showing a luge guy flying off the course and dying. Poor taste NBC.<<-- agreed.
zedgirl: NBC! my children are watching the olympics coverage too! stop showing the horrible luge crash!!!!!
mzemek: RT @basseyworld: Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!?
neenabee: I cannot believe that #NBC is showing-on repeat-the luge tradegy on primetime TV. Its gruesome and so wrong
rlionsfan: NBC is totally out of bounds, showing the luge athlete dying. They're repeating it, too. Could that be any more insensitive?
sdma49: RT @UnstableIsotope: OMG, NBC is showing footage of the luge accident. Why weren't those steel beams padded? #olympics
k92angryzack: I can't believe NBC showed that luge death video for the #WinterOlympics
ladydewinter: They just showed the luge crash on NBC - twice. Holy god, that was brutal. Why weren't those poles padded?!
mig13: RT@rick1missy: WTF. NBC showing a luge guy flying of the course and dying. Poor taste NBC. I'm sure is family really enjoyed that . R.I.P.
edragic: Can't believe NBC decided to show that poor luge athlete crashing and dying. Regardless, a terrible tragedy. Sucks.
Seanfranchise6: RT @epltalk: Watching the Winter Olympics on NBC. Gosh, that luge course looks incredibly dangerous. RIP Nodar Kumaritashvili.
ejboeke: I can't believe NBC keeps showing the luge crash. It's so sad...
joegerstandt: Not certain what OMGWTFBBQ stands for but it just cracked me up RT @ayse: OMGWTFBBQ! WTH is NBC doing showing the luge crash?
jlmcadoo: NBC should stop showing it. It does nothing to honor this athlete. RT @Punch_InTheFace: They really just showed the luge video-slow motion.
mikezelin: Shame on you NBC for showing that horrific luge accident and made all of us see a poor kid killed on the spot sensationalism has a new low
JohnnyK: Why is NBC showing the luge crash multiple times? Horrific crash for sure but I dont need to see it 5x!
Grosssman: Unreal RT @julieQ: NBC showing the actual fatal luge footage is heartbreaking and unfortunate.
nospmisj: NBC opens coverage with footage of luge death. Classy, NBC. Classy.
funchords: ... shame on NBC Nightly News and anyone else who shows the tape of deadly luge crash.
kerryannphilly: @kel_surprise NBC showed the Georgian Olympic luge accident that result in a death.
Warriordog1011: RT @ssravp: 1. Why the FUCK is NBC showing the luge accident? 2. Why aren't those pillars padded?...I bet they are now.
vinomommy: Warning for parents NBC is showing the luge accident...yeah my kids just saw it...my kids just can't be near tv these days...
snaphappy: @nbc RT @lauriewrites: Dear NBC News, please stop showing this poor luge competitor dying from slamming into a metal pole. It's not right.
Katchin05: WHAT!? RT @basseyworld: Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!?
mybtsa: can't believe NBC just showed the death of the luge athlete, blood and all. Classless act, NBC.
handbanana888: Holy shit! NBC just showed the luge crash. Oh my god. Just terrible. #Vancouver2010
rlionsfan: the media is totally out of control. NBC is showing all kinds of luge accidents in light of the death that happened. Fuckin assholes.
rlionsfan: the media is totally out of control. NBC is showing all kinds of luge accidents in light of the death that happened. Fuckin assholes.
Zaphod85: #Luge #Olympics @sportsguy33 Did anybody else just see the video of that luge crash that NBC just showed? Can't believe that shown on tv
davidkalan: I'm pretty surprised NBC chose to show footage of the deadly luge run.
DuhNell14: Can NOT believe that NBC just showed the Graphic Pictures of the fatal Luge accident! Yes, they warned graphic, but no one should see that.
roonoid: Watching the NBC coverage of the luge accident....brought tears. I am so sad for him and his family.
nicolaishuman: I'm shocked that NBC is showing the luge crash. Is this network TV or a Faces of Death video?
RobHoffmann: Rob gives NBC credit for covering the luge death in Vancouver today at the start of the Olympics. But w... http://bit.ly/atU5qy (expand) (Facebook)
matttjackson: Holy crap NBC just showed that guy fall off on his luge on television. Terrifying stuff.
CraigMacPherson: Not happy that NBC just broadcast incredibly graphic footage of the #olympics luge crash and aftermath. Hope others didn't.
ZuneSceneForums: NBC right now is covering how dangerous the luge track is. a slider was killed today when he crashed
jjabraham: Why is the Whistler luge track still open? More than a dozen crashes according to @nbc by the world's best lugers? That doesn't seem right..
christianafitz: can someone explain to me why nbc keeps showing the luge crash/death?
scottweisbrod: What is up with this luge track in Vancouver? From the footage on NBC, it looks and sounds like the "Luge of Death". Is it worth it?
anthony_scherer: Who would sign up for the Luge, that stuff is too serious. I can't believe they showed the video on NBC. http://myloc.me/3L6dv
pdp7: WTF they are showing the whole video of the #luge crash on #NBC. That really doesn't seem appropriate. #depressing
JDGreving: Thinks that nbc should stop showing the footage of luge guy crashing.
hayleyyyy713: RT @cherrule: IKR :( RT @basseyworld Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!?
julieq: NBC showing the actual fatal luge footage is heartbreaking and unfortunate.
daveschwartz: There was no reason for NBC to show footage of the luge accident. Twice. If you want to give viewers an option, direct them to your website.
rick1missy: WTF. NBC showing a luge guy flying of the course and dying. Poor taste NBC. I'm sure is family really enjoyed the show. R.I.P.
jmaslar: Dear NBC there was NO REASON to show the luge accident - the last moments of a mans life - in it's entirety at 7:30... seriously.
MeadowC: I KNOW! Had to change it. RT @jadedandboring: JFC NBC. You're showing video of the guy who died on the luge course today? #FAIL
tardisgrl: Not sure how I feel about NBC showing the luge accident that killed the Georgian luger.
stovewithahouse: NBC needs to stop showing video of that luge athlete getting killed.
TheLogoFactory: IOC taking down luge crash vids from YouTube citing copyright restrictions. Good. Wish NBC would follow suit.
JacobTidwell: cannot believe #NBC just aired actual video of the Georgian luge athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili crashing and ultimately losing his life.
KCity65: NBC, I can't believe you just showed video of the luge accident! :(
EdRad: OMG .. NBC is showing the video of that guy that died on the luge today. .. not sure we really needed to see it.
Sk8ieSH: Geez, NBC is snowing videos from the luge track. I wouldn't be surprised if someone else died. Scary!
cherrule: IKR :( RT @basseyworld Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!?
rileymears: I don't think they should have shown the pic of them trying to revive the luge player bad choice NBC @Mcoop
rtlewis777: RT @UnstableIsotope: OMG, NBC is showing footage of the luge accident. Why weren't those steel beams padded? #olympics
poolhalljames: Real classy showing that poor luge kid's crash 700 times, NBC.
MalloryRego: Did NBC really have to show the poor guy flying off the luge to this death?
rlionsfan: WHY did NBC show the Olympic luge athlete's accident? Can't they just report the story without showing his death? No class.
CaseyRichards: I can't believe that NBC actually posted the video of the luge crash that killed the Georgian http://tinyurl.com/yhtnls2 (expand) pretty insane stuff
toddspeed: What the hell is NBC thinking showing the footage of the luge athlete getting killed?!?
taneshia: NBC just showed footage of deadly luge run. Felt voyeuristic. Did we need to see that?
robinweller: WTF would NBC show the luge wreck??? Shame on them!
sportsgod_30: @sportsguy33 and y does NBC keep showing clips of the luge accident?
maggiesox: Why in GOD'S NAME does NBC keep playing that horrifying luge accident? My God, what is WRONG with you people?!
ssravp: 1. Why the FUCK is NBC showing the luge accident? 2. Why aren't those pillars padded?...I bet they are now.
paps_sbu2012: Classy move by NBC, actually being critical of the luge event at the Olympics and rightfully so.
Kiratiana: RT @basseyworld: Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!? (NO!)
Youarereported: HOLY SHIT! NBC News just showed a complete unedited video of the Luge crash! DAYUM!!!!!
GSA190: RT @inaneenglish: Dear NBC: how 'bout you STOP showing slow-mo vid of the luge accident, kay? He died from that and YOU KEEP SHOWING IT!
Kyleaa: NBC, a little advanced warning on graphic luge death images would be nice at a time when many families are probably watching...
AmyPredsfan: RT @ComcastBonnie ARE YOU READY FOR SOME OLYMPICS!? Nice they're dedicating tonight's ceremony to the luge dude. Stop showing it now, NBC.
rustyheadedgirl: No lie, my electricity just flickered off at the exact moment NBC aired the footage of that luge accident from earlier. Spooky.
JESS44903: Shame on you @nbc for showing the Luge death video...SHAME on you! That's horrible...absolutely horrible.
lorirusso: Thanks for the heads-up on the showing of the luge video, NBC. Seriously. I did not want to see that.
katiestereo: wow they showed Nodar Kumaritashvili's last luge run on NBC..not sure how I feel about watching him die #olympics
thethirdhalf: Wow, I never expected NBC to show the video of impact from the tragedy at Whistler's luge venue. That was tough to watch.
markpappas: Holy shit nbc just showed the full video of the luge rider that died..insane crash
JeffDLowe: My god they just showed the video of the luge crash on NBC. That was awful.
thethirdhalf: Wow, I never expected NBC to show the video of impact from the tragedy at Whistler's luge venue. That was tough to watch.
markpappas: Holy shit nbc just showed the full video of the luge rider that died..insane crash
JeffDLowe: My god they just showed the video of the luge crash on NBC. That was awful.
UnstableIsotope: OMG, NBC is showing footage of the luge accident. Why weren't those steel beams padded? #olympics
Celebr8nGenr8n: OMG. Shame on NBC for showing the actual death of that poor Georgian luge kid. TWICE! Beyond tacky and disrespectful!
LowRan2DaHill: RT @basseyworld Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!? <<Shameful. Unecessary.
mscitypretty: RT @basseyworld: Wow. Why the crap would NBC show the actual luge accident that killed that man? WHY!?
justin: Thanks for the slow motion luge crash video, NBC. I'm with CoCo even more now.
tannyj: EVEN MORE DISAPPOINTED in #NBC News for their repeat showings the video of the death of that Georgian luge athlete...SHAME!
inaneenglish: Dear NBC: how 'bout you STOP showing slow-mo vid of the luge accident, kay? He died from that and YOU KEEP SHOWING IT!
ShallowGal: OMG @NBC! Don't show the luge guy DYING on prime time television! C'mon!
ThenaBearsFan: And NBC starts their Olympic coverage by playing video of the luge accident this morning. Very classy.</sarcasm>
my4brats: NBC should NOT be showing video of that luge accident (over & over & over)
mamaerika: I cannot believe NBC is showing the luge accident. Tasteless.
genxxlgeneral: showing the luge crash AGAIN? come on NBC #olympics
kaytiemarkGB: Dear NBC, I'm not happy you have to air the luge accident...not cool with me...
waxwendy: For serious, I need NBC to STOP showing the luge video. STOP SHOWING IT IN SLO MO!!!
thisisindeedjoe: Holy Shit. #NBC is going to show the fatal luge crash AGAIN... before the opening ceremony..
LassodMoon: why the heck are the showing pictures of that poor kid's death on the luge track- really, #NBC? esp. if you need to warn about them.
Yak54: Video | GRAPHIC content: Luge crash! NBC Olympics - http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/assetid=4d69df22-dc17-4356-8385-b075a080b00a.html
ComcastBonnie: ARE YOU READY FOR SOME OLYMPICS!? Nice they're dedicating tonight's ceremony to the luge dude. Stop showing it now, NBC.
KOttavio: I'm a bit shocked at NBC Nightly News showing the ice luge crash.
reformedwildman: GRAPHIC content: Luge crash NBC Olympics - http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/assetid=4d69df22-dc17-4356-8385-b075a080b00a.html
jqhile: NBC is so broken up over the luge death that they are putting video of the crash anywhere they can fit it.
NKYRealty: Video | GRAPHIC content: Luge crash | NBC Olympics - http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/assetid=8ea579e0-4f39-46f6-b708-982101927f20.html
JoesHappyBitch: RT @USABreakingNews: JUST IN: NBC SPORTS: Georgian team to stay and compete at Olympics after fatal luge accident.
USABreakingNews: JUST IN: NBC SPORTS: Georgian team to stay and compete at Olympics after fatal luge accident.
Gunsberger: NBC sucks for showing the video of the luge drivers death.
cnichols14: Really? Awful! @jlmcadoo: Gosh NBC did you really have to show the tragic luge run 3 times and once in slow mo?? So sad.
jlenza: what the hell is wrong with #nbc? i don't think there's any need to post the luge accident video. honestly. #olympics #vancouver2010
pensfan8673: I am shocked and disappointed in #NBC for showing the video of the olympic athlete killed on the luge today. Totally unnecessary.
jlmcadoo: Gosh NBC did you really have to show the tragic luge run 3 times and once in slow mo?? So sad.
AndrewRowe: Is quite surprised that on the NBC site you can watch video of the luge crash that killed an Olympian today.
kelevance: Ok just saw the video of that guy die on the luge at the Olympics. How is NBC allowed to show that on TV!? Very disturbing.
PAFORMEDICALMJ: Video | GRAPHIC content: Luge crash | NBC Olympics - http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/assetid=8ea579e0-4f39-46f6-b708-982101927f20.html
alexstivers: RT @jason_crundwell: Just saw the video of the luge accident. Wow... Be surprised if NBC shows that. Padding would not have helped.
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thelastgoodnite: honestly, i'm a little shocked that NBC aired video of the deadly luge accident. absolutely horrifying.
lauriewrites: Dear NBC News, please stop showing this poor luge competitor dying from slamming into a metal pole. It's not right. #olympics
jason_crundwell: Just saw the video of the luge accident. Wow... Be surprised if NBC shows that. Padding would not have helped.
waxwendy: Fucking hell NBC news! Bad enough to show the luge video (twice), was the slo mo really necessary??
oktaylor: @markknoller Any word on why NBC aired the luge video? Google pulled it off You Tube.
ssafprotection: @JustinGoeres Making the statement as you have on luge death shows you have no idea of life or death. Inquisitive minds want to know! #nbc
SupSappel: RT @JustinGoeres: Shame on #NBC and any other network that shows the #Olympic #luge #snuff #film. "This might be disturbing" does
JustinGoeres: Shame on #NBC and any other network that shows the #Olympic #luge #snuff #film. "This might be disturbing" doesn't get you off the hook.
kouroshk: NBC Olympics site is an embarrassment. No news on top of the page about luge death. Video buried in site and video of the crash won't load.
KevinBestul: Wow, NBC just showed the wreck that killed the luge competitor at the #Olympics
MeginBR: RT@dbro113: CBS, ABC & NBC all showed the luge ax. CBS/NBC slowed it down & repeated clip.. ABC showed it once. ABC wins best taste award!
analogarts: Is it even ethical for #NBC to televise luge/bobsled events now that it's become a lethal track?
lunchboxbrain: cringed at nbc's replay of the luge accident. very sad. if you havent seen it, plz dont watch it.
tonyalmq: RT @markknoller: CBS and NBC lead with death of luge athlete at the Olympics. ABC with Afghanistan developments.
nojinnyc: @NBC. You should be ashamed of yourselves for playing that graphic luge video over and over!
dbro113: CBS, ABC & NBC all showed the luge ax. CBS & NBC slowed it down and repeated clip ... ABC only showed it once. @ABC wins best taste award!
rachelburks: NBC should not have showed the video of the deceased Georgian luge Olympian's crash. I am crying and sick to my stomach. #badform
Jen_Kvids: I know!! Dear god! Awful!! RT @jayroh: The Georgian luge accident footage is HORRIFYING. And NBC news just showed it - whyyyyy? Awful :(
FMFBecky: thinks it's terribly tacky that NBC news keeps showing the fatal luge crash over and over, and over. Stop sensationalizing a man's death!
RL_Bynum: Watch video of luge crash on NBC. I guarantee that lots of padding will be put on steel poles. Still not sure that would have saved him.
oktaylor: NBC aired the luge crash video during nightly news; very horrific. Was not prepared for it. Not sure they should have showed it.
coreywelch: Surprised to see the full video of the fatal luge crash on NBC Nightly News tonight. They replayed it several times including once in slo-mo
lgmelcher: interesting choices RT @markknoller: CBS and NBC lead with death of luge athlete at the Olympics. ABC with Afghanistan developments.
katyfancypants: NBC replaying and slo-mo'ing the video of the luge guy crashing and dying on impact is in REALLY poor taste. I won't be watching them now.
CristyLGilbert: Okay NBC news once was more than enough to show that terrible luge crash.
BSRadio: NBC just showed the fatal luge crash (in real-time HD) and I am speechless. That's not cool.
NYRangerReality: They just showed the Georgian luge accident in HD on NBC. During dinner. Thanks. (W...T...F.) ... tragic doesn't begin to cover it. Wow.
JackDamn: Just saw NBC video of the Olympic luge rider's crash. Sad. Very sad. Too bad the beams weren't break-away.
MarcoSuarez: Just saw the luge video on NBC. So sad. But surprised they showed it on national tv.
jayroh: The Georgian luge accident footage is HORRIFYING. And NBC news just showed it - whyyyyy? Awful :(
drummerhooper: Just saw the absolute worst luge crash. I am shocked that nbc news showed it.
1USAVET: Excited about the start of the Winter Olympics in 1 hour from now on NBC. I love 2 watch opening ceremony-Sad about death of luge athlete:(
grizzmania: It's terrible that dude died on the luge. But it is even worse that NBC just showed the footage of him dying! It hasn't even been an hour.
corbinpage: Heartbreaking footage of the #Olympics luge accident on NBC tonight
COILifeScience: I am appalled that NBC is showing footage of the death of the Olympic luge athlete. Do they have no shame? #fail #nbc
lessallan: NBC is showing the Olympic luge wreck where the guy dies, like they show the impact us close. It's absolutely shocking.
jimbow265: Just saw the video of the fatal luge accident today at the olympics on the NBC nightly news... One of the worst sporting accidents i've seen
bravestface: NBC news just showed the Luge accident video. The guys been dead for a few hours and you show that? #noFuckingClass.com
metricjulie: NBC sucks donkey cocks. jesus christ RT @B_Hurdis: They're showing the luge accident in real speed and SLOW MOTION on NBC. What class.
VEROCHICKY: Omg just saw video on NBC news on the death on the Luge guy !!! So sad !!! I feel for his family !!!!
philgarcia737: Just saw the Luge accident from the Olympics! Horrible accident, graphic video. Hate that this is shown on national TV! NBC should edit!
clwho99: @23music did you see it? NBC showed the whole luge accident.
EssinM: Ok, NBC...I did NOT need to see the video of the Olympic Luge crash. :(
champs794: had NBC News on, they showed the fatal luge accident. Tacky?
AnyGivenSundae: I CAN'T BELIEVE #NBC NEWS JUST SHOWED THE LUGE CRASH THAT KILLED THE KID. APPALLING! #Olympics
tannyj: VERY DISAPPOINTED in #NBC News for showing the video of the death of that Georgian luge athlete...shame!
keyofmgy: KEEP BEING INCREDIBLY THOUGHTLESS, NBC. *facepalm* Just aired the luge video on Nightly News. #olympics #epic fail
13monsters: Watched the Olympic luge video on NBC. Guy whacked an "unpadded steel pole near the finish line". WTH would poles near track be unpadded?
sng977: Disgusted that nbc just showed the luge guy's accident that killed him
B_Hurdis: They're showing the luge accident in real speed and SLOW MOTION on NBC. What class.
KatiePie7: oh my gosh i can't believe NBC just showed video of accident that killed the luge olympian. Could have gone forever w/out seeing that. :-(
DanielGafford: Thanks NBC et. all other TV news for showing the replay of the luge guy dying. Jackasses.
BaseballMonster: Holy shit. Just saw the luge crash on NBC...didn't need to see that. #dontshowthatstuffontv
MrsSobek: Opening ceremonies tonight!!! & NBC if you keep showing the tragic luge video I'm changing the channel. I mean is slo mo really necessary?!
karenchatters: I can't believe they showed that luge accident on the news. How awful! #nbc #olympics
Zener39: RT @markknoller CBS and NBC lead with death of luge athlete at the Olympics. ABC with Afghanistan developments.
markknoller: CBS and NBC lead with death of luge athlete at the Olympics. ABC with Afghanistan developments.
keyofmgy: NBC Olympics site has photos of the fatal luge crash IN PROGRESS. Video, too. WTF? Not classy, NBC. Not classy at all. #olympics #epicfail
RetroKidX: Video | Fatal luge crash | NBC Olympics - http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/assetid=8ea579e0-4f39-46f6-b708-982101927f20.html
MaMoosie: CBS is showing a graphic vid-NBC isn't RT @whitejamesbrown: A Luge guy from Georgia (the country) died on the track. @jamesrhine @KelliZink
Tannerman: I love that NBC's website makes me watch a 20 sec ad before being able to watch live press conf with IOC post-luge crash. Seriously?
news8crestina: RT @JillGeisler: Ouch: post-luge ax RT @latimestot: Leno: NBC adding a little excitement to Olympics this time. Now, all the bobsleds will be Toyotas.
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