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Carlo Janka
Sport: Alpine Skiing
Birthdate: October 15, 1986
Birthplace: Obersaxen, Switzerland
Hometown: Obersaxen, Switzerland
Residence: Obersaxen, Switzerland
Ht: / Wt: 6'1" / 175 lbs

Getting to know: Carlo Janka

Nicknamed the "Iceman" ... 2009 world giant slalom champion ... 2008-09 World Cup super-combined champion ... One of his inspirations is a legend from Switzerland's most bitter rivals, Austria ... A huge soccer fan, attended a match of his favorite club, Manchester United, a match also watched live by the "World's Fastest Human."

Results

DateEvent RankResults
Wed, Feb 10 - 10:30aDownhill (Training Run 1)   
Thu, Feb 11 - 9:30aDownhill (Training Run 2) 331:36.49
Fri, Feb 12 - 1:30pDownhill (Training Run 3)   
Mon, Feb 15 - 10:30aDownhill 111:55.02
Tue, Feb 23 - 9:30aGiant Slalom, Run 1 of 2 11:17.27
Tue, Feb 23 - 1:00pGiant Slalom, Run 2 of 2Medal Gold12:37.83
Fri, Feb 19 - 11:30aSuper-G 81:30.83
Mon, Feb 15 - 9:00aSuper-Combined, Downhill (Training Run 2) 42:45.54
Sat, Feb 20 - 10:00aSuper-Combined, Downhill (Training Run 1) 141:37.26
Sun, Feb 21 - 9:30aSuper-Combined, Downhill 31:53.65
Sun, Feb 21 - 12:15pSuper-Combined, Slalom 42:45.54

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    Who am I?

    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.

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