The Podium

Day 12: Facing their fears -- how Olympians come back from major injuries

Feb. 21, 2018

Many events at the Winter Games involve high speeds, so when athletes get injured, it can be really gruesome. Oftentimes, it’s just a few months between a major injury and a medal-winning event. How do these athletes heal, physically and emotionally? Speed skater J.R. Celski tells The Podium about his difficult injury, and how he overcame his fears to get back into the rink. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.