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“Don’t tell me
what I can’t do”
Stephen Heidenreich was hit and left to die while training for the Olympic games
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My first race thirteen months after my accident.
Leaving the Bloomington hospital with the great Olympic Coach Sam Bell. I was the mental age of a toddler in a 23-year-old body, gaunt, shaved head, with a scar from the miraculous brain surgery.
Cross Country Training in the best shape of my life.
1976 indoor NCAA Track and Field Championships; I’m trying to pass this runner to take the lead.
Stephen Heidenreich at his South Dakota Hall of Fame induction.
Previous stories written about Stephen Heidenreich:
A Hit-and-Run Victim, 14 Days in a Coma, Steve Heidenreich Knows the Thrill of Competing Again
By Susie Kellet, People Magazine
The Olympic Spirit: Heidenreich’s Life Shaped By Competition
By Sam Beishuizen, IUHoosiers.com
Track star who recovered from brain injury delivers message of hope in Breckenridge
By Jack Queen, Summit Daily
Heidenreich shares tale of hard work, persistence, success
By Dan Crisler, Public Opinion
Following tragedy caused by DUI driver, SD man makes a run at happiness
By Kelsey Sinclair, Rapid City Journal
A truly Olympian run: Steve Heidenreich speaks about triumph — and tragedy
By Lee Zion, Capital Journal
Famed Arrow runner back in town
By Wayne Hammond, Public Opinion
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