PROFILE: Eric Heiden, Olympic Gold Medalist, from Skates of Scalpel

The San Francisco Chronicle reports on Olympic Gold Medal Speed Skater, Dr. Eric Heiden on life after the Olympics and practicing medicine.

Heiden reflects that his greatest achievement was completing his studies in orthopedics. He sees speed skating as fun, but his life’s work is in medicine.

Heiden is actually a second generation Orthopedist, after his father Jack Heiden.

Eric remains active in the speed skating sport, serving as the U.S. team’s physician.

Please read the full article here.

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