Maier Completes Comeback from Crash NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Burkhard Bilger, a staff writer for The New Yorker, about the amazing comeback of Austrian skier Hermann Maier. In 2001, he almost lost a leg in a motorcycle accident. Last week in Italy, Maier won his fourth World Cup title. Maier is a major celebrity in the world of winter sports, where people call him "The Hermann-ator."

Maier Completes Comeback from Crash

Maier Completes Comeback from Crash

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Burkhard Bilger, a staff writer for The New Yorker, about the amazing comeback of Austrian skier Hermann Maier. In 2001, he almost lost a leg in a motorcycle accident. Last week in Italy, Maier won his fourth World Cup title. Maier is a major celebrity in the world of winter sports, where people call him "The Hermann-ator."