(CBS News) The basic info about Mitt Romney's new running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is easy to find: born in 1970, grew up in Janesville, Wis., graduated from Miami University in Ohio, married Janna, three kids Liza, Charlie and Sam.
But a little more digging reveals some interesting, lesser-known tidbits about the man that could be a heartbeat away from the presidency:
- Ryan is a bowhunter and belongs to his hometown's archery association, the Janesville Bowmen
- He "does his own skinning and butchering and makes his own Polish sausage and bratwurst," according to his wedding announcement
- During summers in college, he was a salesman for Oscar Mayer and once drove the company's Wienermobile
- Fifth-generation Wisconsin native