CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Ladwig and partner Amanda Evora earned trip to Vancouver with a surprise second-place finish at nationals. ... Best previous finish had been fourth, in 2009 and '07. ... Fifth at Skate America, seventh at Cup of China. ... Married since August 2006, he and wife Janet had their first child, Holden Everett, on Sept. 13. ... Coaches, sharpens skates, edits music and drives the Zamboni at rink to make money. ... Worked as a volunteer at the Salt Lake City Olympics, and carried his participant's medal with him for inspiration during nationals. ... Was a pole vaulter on high school track team, and one of the people he'd most like to meet is Olympic pole vault champion Sergei Bubka. ... Also lettered in band, drama and swimming in high school. ... Nickname is "Fargo."