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Bengt Walden Club Bud at the Olympics
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Bengt Walden Club Bud at the Olympics
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Bengt Walden Club Bud at the Olympics
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Luger Bendt Walden Ditches Swedes and Becomes an American

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When Bengt Walden met and married American luger Ashley Hayden in 2007, he wasn't just gaining a wife. He was also becoming a part of Team USA. The Swedish-born Walden slid for Team Sweden at the 2002 Winter Olympics, but this year, he'll be part of the American team headed to Vancouver.The biggest difference between Sweden and America? "[In Sweden] it's very small," says Walden, speaking to the team over at NBC Olympics. "They don't have the same organization as [they do] here. We have an...Read Full Story

Bengt Walden

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Bengt Walden is a member of the U.S. Olympic team at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Bengt Walden is competing for medals in Olympic Luge. Find more Bengt Walden news, pictures, and information here.Competing with Bengt Walden in Olympic Luge are:Ashley WaldenCourtney ZablockiEvent Schedule:February 13 7:45 PM Luge - Men's Singles Run 1 February 13 8:45 PM Luge - Men's Singles Run 2 February 14 9:45 PM Luge - Men's Singles Run 3 (Medal Event) February 14 10:45 PM Luge - Men's...Read Full Story