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Evgeni Plushenko Biography

Produced on November 3, 1982, in Solnechny, Russia (then section of the Soviet Union), Evgeni Plushenko became among the very most decorated men’s figure skating champions ever. Plushenko returned from a nearly yearlong prohibition to win another European title in the year 2012 before harms began taking a toll on ...

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Viktor Petrenko Biography

Produced on June 27, 1969, in Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, Viktor Petrenko started serious figure skating training at age 10. Named 1984 World Junior champion, he went to earn a gold medal in the 1992 Winter Olympics and win three European Championships. Petrenko nurtured the career of fellow Ukranian skating champion ...

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Evan Lysacek Biography

After recuperating with an injury, Lysacek started aiming to get a repeat gold in the 2014 Winter Olympics. Evan Frank Lysacek was born on June 4, 1985, in Chicago, Illinois. Initially enthusiastic about ice hockey after learning how to skate as an 8-year old, Lysacek realized his figure skating possibility after ...

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