The New York Times
By Jonathan Abrams
Steve Holcomb had keratoconus, a degenerative eye disease, that distorted his cornea and left him nearly blind. After beating keratoconus, Steve fought through a strained left calf injury to claim a bronze medal at Sochi’s Olympics on Monday. This is the first medal for the USA in two-man since the 1952 Oslo Olympics.
Read more about Steve’s Olympic journey