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