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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 also a member of the U.S. Olympic Team at the 2006 Winter Olympics, where he placed 4th in the men's event. Lysacek was the United States Olympic Committee's SportsMan of the Year for 2010. He was also honored with the prestigious James E. Sullivan Award as the top U.S. amateur athlete of 2010. Evan Lysacek was born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Naperville, Illinois. His mother, Tanya (née Santoro), is a substitute teacher in Naperville, and his father, Don, is a building contractor. He has an older sister, Laura, and a younger sister, Christina, who played on a nationally ranked volleyball team. His cousin Cole Chason is a former punter for the Clemson Tigers. Lysacek went to Spring Brook Elementary and then to Gregory Middle School. Lysacek graduated from Neuqua Valley High School in 2003. During high school, Lysacek was a member of the honor roll, where he earned a number of

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Evan Lysacek -- I've Had 15 to 20 Concussions ... Figure Skating Is Brutal

Evan Lysacek
I've Had 15 to 20 Concussions ... Figure Skating Is Brutal

Team USA figure skating champ Evan Lysacek tells TMZ Sports ... he's suffered AT LEAST 15 concussions in his career and says the sport should consider making helmets mandatory on ice before… READ MORE >

Figure Skater Evan Lysacek -- It's a Vera Wang Thang

Evan Lysacek
It's a Vera Wang Thang

Olympic figure skater Evan Lysacek has been chilling with fashion designer Vera Wang -- and some people even think they're dating.Gotta say ... dude does love wearing Wang. READ MORE >

- 281 days ago
Maksim vs. Evan vs. Tony: Who'd You Rather?

Maksim vs. Evan vs. Tony
Who'd You Rather?

While showing off their incredible tans -- dancers Maksim Chmerkovskiy, 30, Evan Lysacek, 25 and Tony Dovolani, 37, grinned for a photo while attending an after-party for "Dancing With the Stars."… READ MORE >

- 1359 days ago
'Dancing' Dudes: Who'd You Rather?

'Dancing' Dudes
Who'd You Rather?

"Dancing with the Stars" toe tapper Mark Ballas, ice shaker Evan Lysacek and moon walker Buzz Aldrin all showed up at the same event in L.A. on Tuesday.Question is ... See Also 'Pretty Wild'… READ MORE >

- 1582 days ago
Weir vs. Lysacek: Who'd You Rather?

Weir vs. Lysacek
Who'd You Rather?

U.S.A. Olympic male figure skaters Johnny Weir (left) and Evan Lysacek (right) both glided the night away during the Men's short program on Tuesday.Question is ... See Also Justin Bartha vs. Nate… READ MORE >

- 1616 days ago

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