Became the oldest world champion ever when he won the super-G event in
2009 ... Praised for his intelligence by a teammate after U.S. skier
Bode Miller criticized his skiing in the win ... A trademark post-race
move has made him a fan favorite at most venues ... Is a
federally-certified butcher in Switzerland.
|Wed, Feb 10 - 10:30a||Downhill (Training Run 1)|
|Thu, Feb 11 - 9:30a||Downhill (Training Run 2)|
|Fri, Feb 12 - 1:30p||Downhill (Training Run 3)|
|Mon, Feb 15 - 10:30a||Downhill||6||1:54.67|
|Tue, Feb 23 - 9:30a||Giant Slalom, Run 1 of 2||21||1:18.75|
|Tue, Feb 23 - 1:00p||Giant Slalom, Run 2 of 2||14||2:39.45|
|Fri, Feb 19 - 11:30a||Super-G||10||1:31.06|
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.