Career Highlights: Sweeney, 16, is bidding for her first Olympics appearance. The youngest of USA Luge's Olympic hopefuls, Sweeney - the younger
sister of fellow American competitor Megan Sweeney - was promoted to the World Cup team Nov. 30 by finishing second in a race-off.
Sweeney was the 2009 U.S. junior national champion. She won the women's Youth A (17 and under) division at a Junior World
Cup in Igls, Austria in January 2009, finishing that series ranked fourth overall.