updated 05/09/1994 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 05/09/1994 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Just, that is, the American hero who in February finally captured an elusive gold medal. And just, that is, the adoring dad who scooped up 1-year-old sweet baby Jane (named after his sister who died of leukemia in 1988) for his victory lap around the ice. Now busy with endorsements, a TV movie deal, an autobiography and motivational speaking, Jansen still makes time for his family but admits that his heightened fame and the fan mail pouring in take some getting used to. "It's very, very different," he says. "And I don't want to change too much." Danny boy, it'll never happen.