Discussion

Steve Cash and perseverance

Team USA sled hockey goalie overcame childhood cancer and amputation

Updated: January 24, 2014, 2:15 PM ET
By Devon Heinen | espn.com

Thud. Creak.

Thud. Creak.

Ms. Diehl offers a big grin, but the teacher's welcome isn't enough to calm her newest kindergartner. Not when there's at least 25 cold, perplexed stares fixed on him as he carefully works his way past his whispering classmates to the open seat at the back of the room.

Thud. Creak.

It's the first day of school in Overland, Mo., and Steve Cash can't hide his bald head, freshly shaved since the start of chemotherapy. Nor can he hide the ...

Read full story

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.


MORE OLYMPICS HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM