Two-time Olympian and professional Volleyball player, he competed at the 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing Olympics.
He played for USC's volleyball team during the 1996-1997 season before transferring to Stanford University.
He and the American volleyball team won the gold at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
He was born in San Diego, CA.
He and fellow Olympian Aksel Svindal have both won gold medals.