Sport: Alpine skiing
About him: Bode Miller has become a household name in US skiing. The native of Franconia, N.H., made his Olympic debut for the US back in 1998 in Nagano and is hoping to qualify for his fifth Games. He took home his first Olympic medals by winning silver in the giant slalom and combined at Salt Lake City in 2002. He won two more medals in Vancouver in 2010, taking bronze in the downhill and capturing his first Olympic gold in the super combined. Miller has also won five medals at the FIS World Championships, including four golds and one silver. He is a two-time overall champion, a three-time combined champion, a two-time super G champion, and holds the American male record for wins at the FIS World Cup. He has won nine individual US skiing championships from 1998 to 2007.
Decision time: US Skiing will announce its team Jan. 29.