CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Originally born in New Brunswick, Canada, to American parents, Jayner is arguably the most versatile of the American speedskaters, but has focused on the longer distances ahead of Vancouver. … In November, Jayner garnered a second-place finish in the World Cup event at Marquette, Mich., in the 5,000-meter relay with Apolo Anton Ohno, Simon Cho and Anthony Lobello. ... He also placed third in the 1,500 meters at the World Cup event at Montreal. ... Previously in World Cup races this season, Jayner teamed with Ohno, Cho and Jordan Malone for fifth-place finishes in the 5,000-meter relays at both Beijing and Seoul, winning the B finals in both events. ... Jayner has not fared as well in the 1,000 meters, with his best finish a B final victory in Beijing in September. ... He is fluent in both English and French.