But when Everley arrived in July 2011, it became clear there were more problems. Heidi went into labor three weeks early -- and one day before Nate returned from a recruiting trip. Stuck in Las Vegas at the Adidas 64 tournament, Nate couldn't get a flight back to Oregon until the next day. So he didn't see that, when Everley came out via Caesarean-section, her legs were twisted up behind her head and that she looked "like a mermaid baby," Heidi says.
"She doesn't care if you win or lose, and that brings me back to reality."