Behind every Olympic victory is an unforgettable journey full of ups and downs.
With six medals under his belt, Team USA Bode Miller may look like the ultimate success story on paper. However, according to the alpine ski racer, it is not just a ceremony to be Olympic champion.
Bode, along with several other world-famous competitors including Michael Phelps, Lolo Jones, Shaun White, Gracie gold and Apolo Ohno, agreed to participate The weight of gold‘HBO Sports’ new documentary that examines the mental health problems of some Olympic athletes.
According to Bode, it was important to speak up to bring changes to future athletes of all sports.
“We are trying to destigmatize the conversation and really bring it to a productive place,” Bode explained exclusively to E! News. “Starting with people that the general public might not expect to deal with was a logical way to do it, in my opinion.”