The biographical information was provided by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games.
Hobbies: Riding motorcycles, listening to music and watching movies. (wild.nhl.com, 12 Aug 2009)
Family: Wife, Karina, son Adam.
Club name: Minnesota Wild: St. Paul, MN, United States
Coach: Todd Richards (wild.nhl.com, 05 Jun 2009)
Position / Style: Defence (forecaster.ca, 01 Jun 2005)
Handedness: Shoots right (forecaster.ca, 01 Jun 2005)
Debut: 2004 for Czech Republic, United States (legendsofhockey.net, 01 Jun 2005)
Injuries: Hi missed four games in October 2008 after spraining his right ankle. (sportsnet.ca, 12 Aug 2009)
In 2006 he missed the last 11 games of the regular season, as well as the first three games of the first round of the post-season, with a shoulder injury. (sportsnet.ca, 12 Aug 2009)
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.