do a Bradbury

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Etymology[edit]

Inspired by Australian speed skater Steven Bradbury, who won a gold medal in the 1,000m short track speed skating event at the 2002 Winter Olympics after all of his opponents were involved in a last corner pile-up.

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Verb[edit]

do a Bradbury (third-person singular simple present does a Bradbury, present participle doing a Bradbury, simple past did a Bradbury, past participle done a Bradbury)

  1. (Australia) To triumph unexpectedly in a sporting event, especially due to luck or the misfortune of others.

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