soccer. The Hawaii native's 19 tattoos include hibiscus flowers, the Hawaiian
Islands, turtles, her initials written in a tribal language and the names of
assorted family members. Greco-Roman wrestler Jake Deitschler has Chinese
characters that translate to "God, wrestler warrior" tattooed under his
members of the military qualified for the shooting team. In addition, modern
pentathlete Eli Bremer (nephew of L. Paul Bremer, the former head of U.S.
rebuilding efforts in Iraq), is a reservist after having served as an Air Force
captain; Greco-Roman wrestler Dremiel Byers is an Army staff sergeant; Greco
teammate Adam Wheeler spent five years in the Coast Guard; and fencer Seth
Kelsey is a second lieutenant in the Air Force.
Volmar, a onetime Navy medic, served as a bodyguard last year in the
presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton. When Volmar was growing up in Haiti
his father worked briefly as a driver for that country's then dictator,
rowing. After winning gold as a member of the men's eights boat at the 2004
Athens Games, Volpenhein took a year off to attend culinary school in Seattle.
He cooks for teammates and provides a monthly recipe to the U.S. Rowing
website, which posts video of him preparing it.
Point guard Jason
Kidd, who played in the Sydney Games but missed Athens, is the only player on
the men's basketball team who is one-for-one in gold medals.