Indian Luger Shiva Keshavan Falls Off Sled, Makes Miraculous Recovery


The hockey tournament doesn’t start for another week, but Indian luger Shiva Keshavan has already put in his bid for best save of the Winter Olympics.

During one of his practice runs, Keshavan, traveling roughly 70 miles an hour, tumbled off his sled while taking a sharp turn. It looked to be the end of the run for the 31-year-old, but Keshavan somehow was able to regain control of his sled, flip his body back onto it and continue hurtling down the icy track.

It was an incredible maneuver, but encountering an obstacle or two during a run is nothing new for Keshavan. The five-time Olympian, who was barred from competing under the Indian flag because of conflict between his country and the International Olympic Committee, made headlines before this year’s games for his unique training routine, which involves dodging cars and goats while luging down the highways of the Himalayas.

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