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Skier Andrew Weibrecht: Silver medal made 'tough times really worth it'

Andrew Weibrecht’s second-place finish in Sunday’s Super-G surprised numerous sports analysts — and himself. The American Alpine skier overcame numerous injuries to experience his most meaningful competition ever.“It was the most emotion I’ve ever had in a ski race. It definitely is the one race in my career that’s meant the most to me,” he told TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie on Monday.
Andrew Weibrecht said his silver medal-winning race was his most emotional ever.
Andrew Weibrecht said his silver medal-winning race was his most emotional ever. \"It made all the tough times really worth it.\"Today

Andrew Weibrecht’s second-place finish in Sunday’s Super-G surprised numerous sports analysts — and himself. The American Alpine skier overcame numerous injuries to experience his most meaningful competition ever.

“It was the most emotion I’ve ever had in a ski race. It definitely is the one race in my career that’s meant the most to me,” he told TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie on Monday. “To come and have the result that’s that strong, at this event, after all the stuff that I’ve dealt with, it made all the tough times really worth it.”

The win came with lots of rehabilitation, hard work and support from his family.

“It happened to be a perfect time to make it all work,” he said.

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