Shuster is participating in his third straight Winter Olympics, serving as the skip of the United States' men's curling rink that will be looking to improve on its 10th-place (of 10 teams) finish at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. In the Olympics before Vancouver, at Torino, Italy in 2006, Shuster captured a bronze medal in his Olympic debut.
- Won a bronze medal in his Olympic debut, at the 2006 Torino Olympics.
- Came in 10th place at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
- Won the U.S. National Championships in 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2009.
- Was USA Curling's Male Athlete of the Year in 2009.
- Member of the U.S. Olympic Committee Team of the Year in 2006.
Things to know:
1. In his spare time, he manages Pickwick Restaurant & Pub in Duluth, Minnesota.
2. Earned a Bachelor's of business administration-marketing degree from the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
3. Originally hails from the town of Chisholm, Minnesota, which is the town in the movie "Field of Dreams" where Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) and Terrence Mann (James Earl Jones) go to track down former baseball player Archibald "Moonlight" Graham (Burt Lancaster).