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Holcomb, Steven, 1980-2017

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Personal name headingHolcomb, Steven, 1980-2017
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Biography/History noteSteven Holcomb (1980-2017) was a skier and American Olympic bobsledder who was diagnosed with keratoconus and underwent a procedure to prevent blindness. He divided his time between Park City, Utah, Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Lake Placid, N.Y.
LocatedColorado Springs (Colo.) Lake Placid (N.Y.) Park City (Utah)
Birth date1980-04-14
Death date2017-05-06?
Place of birthPark City (Utah)
Place of deathLake Placid (N.Y.)
Field of activityBobsledding Downhill skiing
AffiliationOlympic Winter Games (22nd : 2014 : Sochi, Russia)
Olympic Winter Games (21st : 2010 : Vancouver, B.C.)
Olympic Winter Games (20th : 2006 : Turin, Italy)
Profession or occupationBobsledders Skiers Olympic athletes Keratoconus--Patients
Found inHis But now I see, c2012: t.p. (Steven Holcomb)
Wikipedia, Dec. 18, 2012 (Steven Holcomb, b. April 14, 1980; American Olympic bobsledder who has competed since 1998; prior to joining bobsleigh, was involved in alpine skiing for twelve years; served in the Utah Army National Guard for seven years from March 1999 until July 2006; working on his bachelors degree at the DeVry University in computer science with a projected graduation date of 2016; attained the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America; was diagnosed with keratoconus and underwent a procedure to prevent blindness; b. in Park City, Utah; lives in Colorado Springs, Colo., Lake Placid, N.Y., and Park City, Utah)
New York times WWW site, viewed May 9, 2017 (in obituary published May 7: Steven Holcomb; b. Apr. 14, 1980, Park City, Utah; found dead Saturday [May 6, 2017], Lake Placid, N.Y., aged 37; brawny three-time Olympic medalist who overcame a disease that threatened his vision, and then in 2010 piloted a four-man bobsled team to the United States' first gold medal in the event in 62 years)
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