Early in his career Alpine skier Steve Nyman often went through stretches of several weeks when he ate spinach at every meal.
Returning snowboardcross gold medalist Seth Wescott co-owns a barbecue restaurant called The Rack near the Sugarloaf ski area in Maine.
Luger Mark Grimmette and Nordic combined skier Todd Lodwick each will be competing in his fifth Games.
Tanith Belbin isn't the only team member who'll be returning to her birth country to compete. So will short-track speedskater Travis Jayner (born in Moncton, New Brunswick), hockey player Paul Stastny (Quebec City) and curlers Debbie McCormick (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) and Allison Pottinger (Brampton, Ont.)
Luger Dan Joye was born in San Tomé, Venezuela, birthplace of his mother. He then lived in the Dominican Republic, where his parents were attending medical school; they moved to the U.S. when Dan was three. He took up luging at age 11, when he tried the street version of the sport in a parking lot in White Plains, N.Y.