So I was reading "How to avoid the bummer life" and check the link to this Sports Illustrated article. And I gotta tell you, it's worth the few minutes it'll take to read it. It's got it all - a relentless villian, tragedy, heroics and hope. Kind of made my eyes well up and that doesn't happen all that often.
SI.com - Olympics - Austin Murphy: Life Cycles - Tuesday April 1, 2008 2:11PM: "The son of two of America's most decorated riders, 17-year-old Taylor Phinney has emerged as the next great U.S. prospect -- and a source of inspiration to his father, who is battling Parkinson's"