Short-track speed skating meets 'Mario Kart' in video mashup

Maybe Team USA would have done better at speed skating if they'd used a few power-ups.

What speed skating could be, if we added 'Mario Kart' rules.

Flying shells, lightning bolts and banana peels might make short-track speed skating the best Olympic event ever.

This ingenious video shows what could have been if short-track speed skating and Nintendo's "Mario Kart" video game were combined.

Team USA could sure have used some of those power-ups to bolster their showing at the Sochi Winter Games.