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(The Scottish Sun)   Russian cross country skier does a 'Wide World of Sports' crash on rival, smashes into him after crossing finish line   (thescottishsun.co.uk) divider line
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759 clicks; posted to Sports » on 25 Jan 2021 at 1:08 PM (5 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2021-01-25 1:19:13 PM  
https://youtu.be/Vv368yWOSas

For those of you who don't get the reference and need to get off of our lawns.
 
2021-01-25 1:36:18 PM  
Good thing it wasn't biathlon, eh?
 
2021-01-25 1:59:18 PM  
 Rubbin' is racin'
 
2021-01-25 2:06:34 PM  

nursetim: https://youtu.be/Vv368yWOSas

For those of you who don't get the reference and need to get off of our lawns.


Slightly before my time.  I grew up more on this version.  But great find on your part.
 
2021-01-25 2:31:59 PM  
Video of the incident posted by NBC Sports:

Aleksander Bolshunov tackles Joni Mäki at finish in XC ski World Cup road rage | NBC Sports
Youtube 5j5zdAQGWhc
 
2021-01-25 2:38:05 PM  
At what point should Russians just be banned from all international competition?
 
2021-01-25 2:50:24 PM  

Rob3Fan: At what point should Russians just be banned from all international competition?


How about now, because now is good.
 
2021-01-25 3:39:53 PM  
HE CLATTERED INTO HIM! AFTER CYNICALLY TRYING TO HIT HIS SKIS!


Also, the agony of defeat:
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2021-01-25 3:57:48 PM  
This was pretty typical skier behavior when I was growing up in NorCal.
 
2021-01-25 5:33:35 PM  
That's strange, I thought Finns always give in to the Russians...
 
2021-01-26 6:18:16 AM  
IIRC, the 'Agony of Defeat' skier had NO idea that he was an icon of American sports since he was behind the Iron Curtain.

The 25th Anniversary of ABC's Wide World of Sports had a HUGE shindig, and they were able to get our favorite snow crasher to attend.

When some guy named Muhammad Ali asked for HIS autograph...

/CSB?
 
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