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Reporter takes on downhill run at Sochi Games

It seems that everyone watching the Winter Olympics will say, at one point, "I wonder what it's like to do that."

Whether it's the bobsled, snowboarding or ski jump, there are plenty of opportunities for our minds to wonder what it would feel like to have the wind whipping by as we compete for our country.

A lot of us will never get that chance, but thanks to the Internet, we can now at least see what the athletes do. BBC reporter and former Olympian Graham Bell took several cameras along for his trip down the Sochi downhill course.

It's fast. It's crazy. And Bell commentates the whole time.

It's also worth a watch.

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About the Author

Carter Nacke graduated from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism in 2010. He has been with KTAR since March 2011.

In addition to being a news junkie, Carter enjoys talking sports -- mainly soccer and hockey -- and covers the Arizona Coyotes for

He is an Arizona native and enjoys traveling.


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