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10 Athletes You’d Never Believe Suffered From Depression

There is something about great athletes that makes them vulnerable to afflictions such as depression. Maybe it’s the relentless pursuit and eventual reaching of greatness that sets them up for the inevitable disappointment of it all eventually ending?

Maybe it’s the solitary nature of being one of a precious few to reach such heights? Whatever it is, depression is a serious issue with potentially painful consequences. Here is a look at 10 athletes who are quite familiar with this formidable foe.