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Google's latest Doodle lets you run hurdles like an Olympian

Google's latest Doodle lets you run hurdles like an Olympian

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Google's newest Doodle lets you control a hurdler with your computer's arrow keys and space bar. The Doodle coincides with the 2012 Olympic Summer Games happening in London.

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What better way to take part in the international spectacle that is the Olympic Summer Games than by mashing keys on a search engine home screen? Google's newest Doodle is entitled Hurdles 2012, and lets you control a hurdler’s sprint down the track with your left and right arrow keys and leap using the space bar. We confess, it’s a little tricky to get the timing right for the first couple of jumps, but believe us when we say it’s way easier than QWOP.

Thanks, John Fitzgerald!