Biography:

Nineteen-year veteran of Canadian bobsleigh team … Five-time Olympian … Gold and silver Olympic medallist … Two-time world champion in two-man … Eight-time WC medallist … Six-time overall World Cup two-man champion … World Cup four-man champion … Four combined overall World Cup titles … Has 85 World Cup medals.

Getting to know…

Married to Sandra and has two daughters, Zoe and Maya … Former athlete in hockey, football and track and field … Had sights set on being a decathlete until his German cousin who is a sportswriter convinced him that his size and strength is better suited to bobsleigh … If not an athlete, would be some sort of business associate … Favourite pastimes include training and collecting coins … Idol is Swiss bobsleigher Gustav Weder … Pre-competition ritual is to not talk.