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Ski jumper Lindsey Van on how to save a life

Originally Published: May 1, 2011
By Lara Rosenbaum

As an elite athlete, U.S. ski jumper Lindsey Van, 26, has a unique appreciation of physical fitness and health. So when her former roommate, Nigerian skeleton athlete Seun Adebiyi, needed a bone marrow transplant, Van grew even more inspired.

Adebiyi, the first athlete in skeleton to compete for Nigeria, was diagnosed with leukemia and lymphoma earlier this year while training in Salt Lake City. "He had been training for the 2014 Olympics and received his official diagnosis when he ...

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