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Kris Freeman in Sochi: Type 1 Diabetes Skier- 4th Time Olympian
Nadia Al-Samarrie, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief |
Feb 7, 2014 |
I remember first seeing Kris Freeman when he was 21 at a diabetes conference. Two years after he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, Eli Lilly began sponsoring his dream of becoming an Olympic cross-country skier. During his off-season, you can find Kris at diabetes camps inspiring children to follow their dream. He is the only person with diabetes to compete in a winter endurance sports event at the Olympics.
Precedent-Setting Ski Champ Remembers the Kids
Brenda Neugent |
Jul 15, 2013 |
As if being the first Olympic endurance athlete with type 1 diabetes wasn't enough, there's even more reason to look up to cross-country skiing champ Kris Freeman.
Elliott Yamin opens up about life in showbusiness with diabetes.
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