Born: 1986
 
Hometown: New Hartford, N.Y.
 
Event: Singles
 
Sochi: Bronze medal in women’s singles
 
Details: She is a three-time Olympian, the first female American luger to medal at any Winter Olympics and the first American of either gender to medal in singles competition.
 
Personal website: www.erinhamlin.com
 
Twitter: erinhamlin
 
Photo: The Associated Press