The biographical information was provided by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games.
Hobbies: Music, football, computers, swimming and cycling. (michal-brezina.ic.cz, 03 Feb 2009)
Language spoken: English, Czech
Club name: TJ Stadium Brno: Brno, Czech Republic
Coach: Petr Starec, Karel Fajfr, Karol Div�n, Rudolf Brezina (michal-brezina.ic.cz, 03 Feb 2009)
Debut: 2008 for Czech Republic, International Tournament, Germany (Athlete, 06 Feb 2010)
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.