|Birthdate:||July 15, 1981|
|Birthplace:||Syler City, NC|
|Hometown:||Lake Placid, NY|
|Residence:||Lake Placid, NY|
|Ht: / Wt:||6'0" / 170 lbs|
|Teammates:||Jay Hakkinen, Tim Burke, Jeremy Teela|
2006 Olympian ... Lived the first three years of his life in Chapel Hill, North Carolina before relocating with his family to New York state ... Raced against current U.S. teammate Tim Burke, then with him on the Lake Placid Ski Club ... Has a double degree from the University of Vermont ... Is an accomplished stringed instrument player who also created the U.S. biathlon team's theme song.
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.