The biographical information was provided by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games.
Club name: Modo Hockey: �rnsk�ldsvik, Sweden
Coach: Miloslav Horava (modohockey.se, 26 Nov 2009)
Position / Style: Forward (eurohockey.net, 17 Feb 2009)
Handedness: Shoots left (eurohockey.net, 17 Feb 2009)
Debut: 2008 for Norway, World Championships (eurohockey.net, 17 Feb 2009)
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.