Competing in his fifth Olympics... Debuted in the 1994 Lillehammer Games at age 16... Best finish was fourth in the 1000m in Torino... Medal contender in the 500m and 1000m in Vancouver... Suffered a few injuries during the 2008-09 season, but finished with a silver in the 500m at the 2009 Single Distance Worlds... Lives and trains in Seoul... At 31, has no plans to retire after Vancouver.
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.