*2012 junior bronze medalist, 2010 U.S. novice pewter medalist
Started skating at age 12 for recreation ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program ... Previously coached by Adam Dooley and Todd Sand ... Mother has competed in adult skating competitions.
Has one sister, Emilia (21) ... Parents are Joe and Johanne ... Has two dogs, Eatey and Gypsy, and one hedgehog, Tenacious ... Is a California Scholarship Federation life member ... Supports Hoop Shots and Relay for Life ... Serves as a Eucharistic Minister and team leader for his church's middle school ministry ... Is an Eagle Scout.
IN MY WORDS
If I wasn't a figure skater ... I'd be a boxer or a gymnast.
I look up to ... Erik Morales.
My favorite thing about being a figure skater is ... doing backflips!!!
My figure skating hero is ... Scott Hamilton.
My favorite thing about performing is ... showing off for the crowd.
My hobbies are ... guitar, skateboarding, sleeping, parkour/freerunning, tricking.
The best moment of my figure skating career thus far was ... landing a triple Axel or backflip.
Warm up music: Bob Marley
Skating maneuver: Backflip
Thing to do on a day off: Sleep, go to the beach
Way to relax: Sleeping
Olympic sport: Curling
Book: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Snack: Flamin’ Hot Cheetos
Gloves or No Gloves
Spin or Jump
Homecooking or Restaurant
Short Program or Free Skate
Theater or Rental
Trail or Treadmill
Pre-competition nap: No
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