Jaben's long road

Monday, December 22, 2008 | 1:20 p.m. CST; updated 12:36 a.m. CST, Tuesday, December 23, 2008

When Max Jaben arrived in Spain late one night in July, he was excited to start his last Olympic swimming training camp before representing Israel in Beijing. The next day, his first full day in Spain, he was walking out the door to afternoon practice when a doctor who worked with Israel’s national team called.