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Dodge leg amputation; win the overall World Cup title. That was Hermann Maier’s to-do list in his first full season following a motorcycle accident. Before each race, the 32-year-old Austrian icon has to buckle a custom Lange boot around his deformed ankle. That’s like winning the Cy Young with a prosthetic arm. The Herminator’s fourth World Cup crown (’98, ’00, ’01, ’04) is one of the greatest comebacks ever in sports.