Bode Miller broke down in NBC interview talking about his late brother

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After winning a bronze medal in Sunday’s super-G and becoming the oldest medalist in Olympic alpine skiing history, Bode Miller stood for an NBC interview. He was asked how his sixth Winter Games medal felt different than the rest. The resulting talk with NBC’s Christin Cooper was as raw and emotional as an interview at a sporting event can get, as Miller talked about his younger brother Chilly, who died last year of an apparent seizure thought to be related to a brain injury from an old motorcycle accident. The camera zoomed in tight as Bode spoke.

Miller: This was a little different. With my brother passing away, I really wanted to come back here and race the way he sends it. So this was a little different.

Cooper: Bode, you’re showing so much emotion down here. What’s going through your mind?

Miller: (Long pause) A…

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