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RACE ACROSS AMERICA TEAM TAKES DOCTOR?S WORK TO HEART

Jun 18, 2015 - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Two-time world champion skier Philippe May came to San Diego last June to take part in the grueling Race Across America cycling marathon. He never made it to the starting line.

Instead, the Swiss skier, feeling dizzy and weak, checked himself into an urgent care center. Doctors diagnosed a potentially fatal, progressive heart condition. May was a prime candidate for sudden cardiac arrest, believed to have taken his father’s life at age 39.

So, as his teammates prepared to race, Scr...