2006 Olympian … Competed in four WC with top result 33rd in individual sprint … Best World Cup result 23rd.
World Championship (WC) Results
2009 (Liberec, CZE): 37th – HS134/10 km; 42nd – HS100/10 km; DNS – HS100/10 km 2003 (Val di Fiemme, ITA): 33rd – HS120/7.5 km; 38th – HS95/15 km 2001 (Lahti, FIN): 34th – HS116/7.5 km; 46th – HS90/15 km 1999 (Ramsau, AUT): 41st – HS90/7.5 km; 49th – HS90/15 km
2009-10: In six World Cup events, top result 38th in HS100/10.0 km (Gundersen). 2008-09: Returned to competition after 30-month hiatus … Started season competing in Continental Cups in Park City, USA and Whistler, B.C. … Highest finish was 12th in Park City, USA … Competed in five World Cups with a personal best result of 23rd in Chaux Neuve, FRA (02/01/09) … Finished 37th (Gundersen) and 42nd (Gundersen) at WC. 2007-08: Did not compete. 2006-07: Did not compete. 2005-06: Finished 41st in both events at Olympic Winter Games … Best result on World Cup circuit was 30th in Seefeld, AUT. 2004-05: Had knee surgery in March … Competed in World Cup B and Grand Prix events only … Best finish was 12th and 15th in Steamboat Springs, USA. 2003-04: Competed in World Cup events and best result was 24th in Kuusamo, FIN. 2002-03: Finished 33rd (sprint) and 38th (Gundersen) at WC. 1999-02: Finished 34th (sprint) and 46th (Gundersen) in the 2001 WC … Competed in first WC in 1999, finishing 41st (sprint) and 49th (Gundersen). Four WC B podium finishes.
Has one brother Jamie (33) … Retired from sport after Turin and tried competitive speed skating for eight months but was lured back by the idea of competing at a home Games, returning in March 2008 … Believed that the fact the first day of competition would fall on what would have been his dad’s 80th birthday was a sign that he should be in Vancouver … Does occasional home renovations to support himself but hopes to be a high performance coach or conservation officer when he finishes competing … His personal motto is: Work hard, play hard, rest hard. A setback is a setup for a comeback.