World Champion Snowboarder Kelly Clark talks about her struggle with self-esteem

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Jason Lee:
You are an elite athlete, but there is something that people don't know about you, tell me about it.

Kelly Clark, Gold Medalist:
"Yes, I've had a very successful career, as a professional snowboarder, I've had the privilege of representing the US in the last four Olympic games. But, I think something that people don't know about me is that I've struggled with acne since I was a teenager."

Jason Lee:
Now being an elite athlete, all eyes are on you, you have to be supremely confident, but this even effected the confidence of someone like you. Talk about that.

Kelly Clark:
"Yes well, I think it's interesting. As a snowboarder, the only area that people we able to see of me is where my coat comes up to and where my goggles come down to and it was my face, it was my chin, it was my cheeks, it was the place where I was most insecure. I think a lot of people get acne in high school, and a lot of people grow out of it, and I just never did. I  had severe acne and it was painful and it was embarrassing, and it effected my confidence. Over the years I had tried a lot of treatments."

Jason Lee:
Well you look great now, what treatment did you try and how did it work, talk about that.

Kelly Clark:
"You know, getting on into my twenties, I was just thinking, wow, I think acne is just something that I'm going to have to live with. To be honest, I was really hopeless, I had been to different dermatologists and tried topical creams, and antibiotics and nothing seemed to work. And I recently found Absorica and it was absolutely transformative. I saw results like I never saw before. And I think you can see what my face looked like before and what it looks like now, it's transformed my complexion, it's transformed my confidence, and I've seen breakthrough like I never saw in any other treatment."

Jason Lee:
Yes we just saw a before and after picture, real quick, what does the treatment entail?

Kelly Clark:
"I took a five month treatment. It was two pills twice a day, and I think that you can have reservations about taking any kind of treatment, and I was one of those people, and I worked closely with my dermatologist and it was amazing because Absorbca is not dependent on taking food so it didn't effect my lifestyles and as an elite athlete it was something that wasn't invasive to my life. It was a very easy treatment that I took over the five month period."

Jason Lee:
Where can we go for more information?

Kelly Clark:
"If you need more information head to absorica.com, you can see the before and after and my video log of my whole treatment."

Jason Lee:
Alright, lots of luck to you at the open, hope you do well, thanks for joining us. We appreciate it.

Kelly Clark:
"Thank you so much. "