Olympic athletes know a lot about sacrifice since most have had to juggle jobs and college with rigorous training schedules. And they often end up putting their professional lives on hold like speedskater Eric Heiden who scaled back on medical school. so he could become a professional road-racing cyclist. Freestyler Kirstie Marshall even had to go into debt to personally finance her own way onto the national team.But winning medals is just the end of the first act for the following seven Olympic athletes.
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