Evan Lysacek will NOT be doing any sow cows (also knowns as Salchows for people who want to be correct instead of fun!) during the Olympic Games in Sochi, because he won't freakin' be there! He JUST announced the bad news during an appearance on the show due to injuries, including tearing a labrum in his left hip, a groin injury and a sports hernia.Lysacek moved to Los Angeles, California in 2003, following his graduation from high school.He has homes in El Segundo, California, Chicago, and Las Vegas. In 1997, he moved up to Intermediate and won the pewter medal (fourth place) at the Junior Olympics, after winning both his regional and his sectional qualifying competitions.He originally wanted to play hockey, so his mother enrolled him and his sister Laura in figure-skating lessons to learn how to skate. He placed seventh at his first event and then won his second event.He was the third alternate to the 1999–2000 ISU Junior Grand Prix Final. Championships, he was assigned to the 2000 Gardena Spring Trophy in Urtijëi where he won the silver medal on the junior level.Just a week after amicably (or not) separating from her husband of 23 years, Vera Wang has been connected with figure skater Evan Lysacek!
During high school, Lysacek was a member of the honor roll, where he earned a number of academic achievement awards, including the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence in 1999.
Liukin, 20, traveled to Vancouver to cheer on her beau, who became the first American man to win the Olympic gold medal for figure skating in 22 years."To see his dreams come true was amazing," said Liukin, who won a gold medal for all-around gymnastics in the 2008 Beijing Olympics."Even though we're not in the same sport, we got to connect at the same level because there's nothing like the Olympics," she said.
The New York-based fashion designer, 63, whose wedding dresses have been worn by countless celebrities, announced that had separated from her businessman husband Arthur Becker two weeks before their 23rd anniversary, last July.
He was also named to the 2003 Junior Worlds team; following the withdrawal of Parker Pennington, the higher-ranked man on the two-man team, Lysacek was the only United States men's skater at the competition. At the 2004 Four Continents he won the bronze medal, his first senior-level international medal.
He landed his first clean triple axel jump of his career in the qualifying round of this competition and his second clean one in the free skate. He then went on to compete at the 2004 World Junior Championships, where he won a third silver medal.