First-time Olympian ... Grew up in snow-deprived Seattle, but learn to ski in nearby Cascade Mountains ... Coaches at Alaska Pacific University, the same program where Olympic teammate Kikkan Randall trains.
|Mon, Feb 15 - 10:00a||10km Individual||42||27:17.6|
|Thu, Feb 25 - 11:00a||4 x 5km Relay||12||58:57.5|
|Wed, Feb 17 - 10:15a||Individual Sprint -- Qualification||38|
|Wed, Feb 17 - 12:30p||Individual Sprint -- Medal Round||38|
|Sat, Feb 27 - 11:45a||30km Mass Start||36||1:38:14.5|
|Fri, Feb 19 - 1:00p||15km Pursuit||56||45:38.8|
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.