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Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Seeing is believing

Eye Chart
Steve Holcomb had an Olympics-inspired prank waiting for him.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- At the press conference for men's bobsled, Steven Holcomb, captain of USA I men's bobsled, was punked by his teammates. At the end of the conference, his teammates told him he had to take his final eye exam in front of the media. The exam was administered by Dr. Boxer Wachler, the doctor who restored Holcomb's vision last year. When he walked up to read the chart, he thought this was actually legit, and started reading, line by line -- until he realized they'd changed the chart to spell out "The Night Train Will Win Olympic Gold." Night Train is the name of Holcomb's bobsled.