- Sport: Olympic Canoeing
- Nation: United States of America
- Discipline: Men's slalom kayak
- DOB: March 27, 1979
- Height: 5-foot-9
- Weight: 154 pounds
- Hometown: Sylvania, Ohio
- High School: St. John's Jesuit (Toledo, Ohio)
- Coach: Silvan Poberaj
- Career Highlights: Finished 7th in slalom solo kayak at the 2007 International Canoe Federation slalom world championships in Brazil. ... Took
6th place in same race at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. ... Two-time gold medalist at national championships, in 2002 and 2003.
... Finished 8th at the world championships in 2003. ... Won a silver medal at the Pan American Games in 2003. ... Defining
moment as a kayaker came when he placed 2nd in the team slalom event at the 1994 junior world championships. ... National
team member since 1999. ... Secured his berth in Beijing by winning a bronze medal at a World Cup event in Augsburg, Germany,
in July. ... Currently ranked 9th in the world in the slalom.
- Personal Notes: Works as a prosthetic technician at Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital. ... Learned to kayak after his father and brother
took lessons at the YMCA.