Earned a gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games by swimming in tthe 800m free-relay (prelims)
qualified for the 2008 Olympic team by placing fourth in the 200m free at Trials
member of the world record-setting 800m free-relay at the 2007 World Championships
Triple medalist at the 2006 Pan Pacifics, winning individual gold in the 200m free and relay gold as the anchor of the American record-setting 800m free-relay
member of the American record-setting 800m free-relay at the 2005 World Championships
won gold at 2004 Olympics as a member of 800m free-relay that upset the Australians, who had not lost the race at an international meet in seven years; he anchored the relay with the fastest 800m free-relay split by an American.