|Do you have any superstitions?
I like to wear black on race day -- warm-ups and suit. And I hit my sled for rhythm before I go down the track.
|One famous person you would most like to meet?
|If you could play any other sport, what would it be?
Big mountain skiing
|What music do you like to listen to before competition?
Anything from country and house music to hip-hop.
||...thing from Starbucks?
Skinny tall caramel latte
|...place you've traveled?
Cook Islands in New Zealand
|Do you have any pet peeves?|
| Three things you always travel with?
Music, my computer, and a toothbrush
|If you weren't pursuing the Olympics, what would you be doing?|
I'd be a pro skier.
|The #1 thing you'd like to do before you die?
I have a lot on my list. I want to travel to the Middle East and Asia, see the wonders of the world. I want to base jump, snowboard, or ski on Mount Everest.
|One thing most people don't know about you?|
I hate feet. I don't like feet touching me, and I cannot wear sneakers without socks. I will not share my shoes, unless you are wearing socks.
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.