Cameras caught Bode Miller crying after a run that earned him a record-breaking bronze medal in men’s super-G on Sunday, but he wasn’t emotional solely because of a possible swansong performance. The 36-year-old thought of his brother Chelone, who died at age 29 in April.
Thanks for all the support, today was one of the most emotional days of my life. I miss my brother.
— Bode Miller (@MillerBode) February 16, 2014
As this slideshow reveals, Miller couldn’t contain his emotions on the course.
Bode’s wife Morgan was clearly emotional, as well:
— Joe Fleming (@ByJoeFleming) February 16, 2014