Moved from Russia to Canada when he was 2 ... Father is from Guinea and mother is Russian ... Speaks English, French and Russian ... Started skating when he was 7 because his mother was a competitive figure skater in her early teens ... Enjoys running track and field and hip hop dancing ... Formerly coached by Anna Sherbatov ... Missed most of the 2010-11 season because of injury.
2013 Season NotesSP Music: "Malaguena," "Montana Skies," "Futuro Flamenco" and music from the Girlfight soundtrack
FS Music: "Moonlight Sonata" (remix) by Ludwig van Beethoven and "Animal Rights" by Dead Man 5 and Wolfgang Gartner
2012 Season NotesSP Music: "Malaguena," "Montana Skies," "Futuro Flamenco" and music from the Girlfight soundtrack
FS Music: Michael Jackson medley
2009 Season NotesSP Music: "Freedom" by Mei Li and Yin Yue Hui performed by 12 Girls Band, and drum solo from "Ozlem" by Turku
FS Music: Carmina Burana by Carl Orff