Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Evan Lysacek

Evan Frank Lysacek (pronounced /ˈɛvən ˈlaɪsətʃɛk/; born June 4, 1985) is an American figure skater. He is the 2010 Olympic champion, the 2009 World champion, the 2005 & 2007 Four Continents champion, the 2007 & 2008 U.S. national champion, and the 2009/2010 Grand Prix Final champion.

Lysacek was a member of the U.S. Olympic Team at the 2006 Winter Olympics, where he placed 4th in the men's event. On March 26, 2009, he became the first American man since Todd Eldredge in 1996 to win the World Figure Skating Championships.

He was the United States Olympic Committee's Male Athlete of the Month for November 2006 and March 2009. As of February 2010, Lysacek was ranked 1st in the world.

He represented the United States at the 2010 Winter Olympics in the men's event. He won the title, becoming the first American to do so since Brian Boitano in 1988, and the first reigning world champion to win since Scott Hamilton in 1984.

Source: Wikipedia

1 comment:

phthaloblu said...

Great portrait! So nicely drawn.