It happens. Sometimes teen athletes collapse after showing no apparent warning signs.
It happened to Sarah (Steel) Anderson. She went into cardiac arrest at 12 years old after coming home from a cheerleading camp.
While she had never shown signs of heart problems, what happened to her uncovered hypertrophic cardiomyopathy that runs in her family.
Now a mother of two, one son and her father are all part of a treatment program at the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s.