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It's Official: You Need To Stop Complaining

Perspective is key. Take a walk in a U.S. Olympian's shoes and life will seem a lot easier. Liberty Mutual is proud to sponsor these amazing individuals as they train for an opportunity to compete in the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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After Chris Klug learned he had primary sclerosing cholangitis, he had a liver transplant and came back to win an Olympic Bronze Medal for Team USA in the Parallel Giant Slalom.

In 2008, Max Aaron fractured his L5 lumbar vertebrae and spent four months in a full body cast and seven months in physical therapy. He built himself back from the ground up and is now in the prime of his career.

Speed skater J.R. Celski fell on his skate during his first U.S. Olympic Trials and cut his leg so severely it appeared his career was likely finished. Two Bronze Medals later, J.R. is at the top of his game.

Imagine what it would be like to shatter your kneecap in a snowmobile accident, undergo four surgeries, and go through intense rehabilitation to have a shot at winning a Medal in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. You've just imagined Katie Uhlaender.

A year after Rico Roman's humvee hit an IED, he made the difficult decision to have his injured leg amputated. After intense rehabilitation, he is now competing for an opportunity to represent Team USA in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

Learn more about the challenges these incredible athletes face and read their full stories here.

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