The biographical information was provided by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games.
Hobbies: Other sports. (hockeyfans.ch, 25 Feb 2009)
Club name: Hartford Wolf Pack: Hartford, CT, United States
Coach: Ken Gernander (hartfordwolfpack.com, 03 Dec 2009)
Position / Style: Forward (eurohockey.net, 25 Feb 2009)
Handedness: Shoots right (eurohockey.net, 25 Feb 2009)
Debut: 2004 for Switzerland, World Championships (eurohockey.net, 25 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.