(born November 18
) is a professional
. After receiving a liver transplant
in 2000 to treat Primary sclerosing cholangitis
, he went on to compete in the 2002 Winter Olympics
in Salt Lake City
. This was the first and so far only time a transplantee had competed in the Olympics
, either winter or summer. He also won a bronze medal
, and lit the torch
at the 2002 U.S. Transplant Games
. He is an alumnus of Deerfield Academy
In 2004, Klug released a book called To the Edge and Back: My Story from Organ Transplant Survivor to Olympic Snowboarder.
Current spouse is Melissa April (9/2006). They live together in Aspen, CO. No children.