Short-track speed skating meets ‘Mario Kart’ in video mashup

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

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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.