Won his first World Cup race in March 2009 at the 1994 Olympic venue,
Kvitfjell ... A member of the "Canadian Cowboys," the nickname given to
Canada's men's speed team ... His mother gave him a personal nickname:
"Airborne Osborne" when he was a kid ... His grandfather James worked
as the town doctor in Whistler Village, the Olympic Alpine co-host.
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.