At age 26, competing in his third Olympic Games ... Has won a silver medal on six different German Olympic and World Championship teams in the past eight years ... Was a six-time junior world champion ... Works as a border patrol officer for the German federal police.
|Sun, Feb 14 - 10:00a||Indiv. Normal Hill -- Ski Jump||19||118.5|
|Sun, Feb 14 - 1:45p||Indiv. Normal Hill -- XC (10km)||22||+1:22.2|
|Tue, Feb 23 - 10:30a||Team Large Hill -- Ski Jumping||6||473.3|
|Tue, Feb 23 - 2:00p||Team Large Hill -- Cross-Country (4x5km)||3||49:06.1|
|Thu, Feb 25 - 11:00a||Indiv. Large Hill -- Ski Jump||12||108.8|
|Thu, Feb 25 - 2:00p||Indiv. Large Hill -- XC (10km)||20||+2:13.6|
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.