Brown is the alternate on the U.S. men's curling rink that will be competing in Sochi, making his first Olympic appearance 20 years after he burst onto the competitive curling scene as the Wisconsin State Junior Men's champion. He'll be sharing his first Olympic experience with his sister, Erika, who will be making the third Olympic appearance of her career as skip of the U.S. women's curling team.
- Winner at the U.S. National Championships in both 2000 and 2008.
- The U.S. Curling Association's Male Athlete of the Year in 2000.
- U.S. Mixed Nationals champion in both 2000 and 1998.
Things to know:
1. His sister is Erika Brown, who as skip of the U.S. women's curling rink will be making her first Olympic appearance since 1998.
2. Is a diehard Green Bay Packers fan.
3. Began curling when he was eight, playing in a family bonspiel.