The biographical information was provided by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games.
Coach: Bruno Mingeon (FIBT Media Guide 2008)
Position / Style: Pilot (FIBT, 06 Jul 2005)
Handedness: Right (FIBT, 06 Jul 2005)
Debut: 1994 for Monaco (FIBT, 06 Jul 2005)
Marital status: Married
As the pilot for the USA-1 bobsled, I broke a 62-year gold medal drought when my sled, the 'Night Train" won the Olympic title at the 2010 Vancouver Games. A degenerative eye condition nearly caused me to quit my sport in 2008, but corrective surgery restored my vision to 20-20.