Career Highlights: Grassl was injured during the 2006 Games, but he comes into Vancouver after finishing second in the 2008-09 World Cup standings.
The 29-year-old Grassl won the series’ opening competition and finished second in two others to hold off fellow countryman
Frank Rommel. He also won one event and was third in another while finishing eighth in the 2007-08 World Cup. However, he
slid to a 17th-place showing at the world championships in Lake Placid. He was fourth in the previous world championship and
had his best finish with a silver medal in 2004.