|Do you have any superstitions?
None, I like taking chance out of the equation.
| Do you have any pet peeves?
People that have a lot of rituals and superstitions.
| What is your most embarrassing sports moment?
When I lost my bib at world championships [in 2009] and got disqualified for it.
| If you could play any other sport, what would it be?
| What music do you like to listen to before competition?
I put 1000 songs on my iPod and hit shuffle.
|...thing from Starbucks?
dark, roasted coffee, black
|...place you've traveled?
Terra Blues potato chips
|One famous person you would like to meet?|
Robert Redford. I love that old movie “Jeremiah Johnson.”
| Three things you always travel with?
peanut butter, hot sauce and Q-tips
|If you weren't pursuing the Olympics, what would you be doing?|
I'd start a green energy business.
|One thing most people don't know about you?
That I can take a day off!
|The #1 thing you'd like to do before you die?|
Get my pilot’s license.
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.