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Olympian Jason Brown & Arsenio Reunite For A Heartwarming Interview
Olympian Jason Brown & Arsenio Reunite For A Heartwarming Interview
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Hangout with 2014 Olympian Jason Brown
Hangout with 2014 Olympian Jason Brown
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awesome ice skating dance by jason brown 2014 championship
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A visit with figure skater Jason Brown
A visit with figure skater Jason Brown
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2014 US National Championships Jason Brown FS- Riverdance
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Jason Brown -- Olympic Figure Skater (KOAA)
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2012 US figure skating championships-Jason Brown FS
2012 US figure skating championships-Jason Brown FS
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Olympic Dreams: Future Olympic Figure Skater Jason Brown
Olympic Dreams: Future Olympic Figure Skater Jason Brown
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Jason Brown Plans To Bring American Figure Skating Back To Glory
Jason Brown Plans To Bring American Figure Skating Back To Glory
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FART WINTER OLYMPICS // FIGURE FARTING [FEAT. JASON BROWN]
FART WINTER OLYMPICS // FIGURE FARTING [FEAT. JASON BROWN]
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Jason Brown "Fly Me To The Moon" at Ice Dreams Tour
Jason Brown "Fly Me To The Moon" at Ice Dreams Tour
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Jason Brown, Olympic Figure Skater, makes the Michigan "M" for a Fan
Jason Brown, Olympic Figure Skater, makes the Michigan "M" for a Fan
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Jason Brown Skate Performance on Today Show | LIVE 4-2-14
Jason Brown Skate Performance on Today Show | LIVE 4-2-14
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2013 Skate America Jason Brown Exhibition
2013 Skate America Jason Brown Exhibition
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Jason Brown - 2014 US Nationals Exhibition - Can
Jason Brown - 2014 US Nationals Exhibition - Can't Touch This
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Jason Brown SP US Nationals 2012
Jason Brown SP US Nationals 2012
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Jason Brown's Message for Centennial Ice Arena's Annual Ice Show Skaters
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Jason Brown Free Skate 2014 Us Figure Skating Championships [Figure Skating]
Jason Brown Free Skate 2014 Us Figure Skating Championships [Figure Skating]
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Jason Brown Wins A Bronze Medal | Team USA In Sochi
Jason Brown Wins A Bronze Medal | Team USA In Sochi
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Jason Brown Free Skate 2014 US Figure Skating Championships
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Jason Brown Free Skate 2014 US Figure Skating Championships
Jason Brown Free Skate 2014 US Figure Skating Championships
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Jason Brown 2009 US Figure Skating Championships Men Novice Division 3rd Place
Jason Brown 2009 US Figure Skating Championships Men Novice Division 3rd Place
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HPHS Jason Brown interview (part 1)
HPHS Jason Brown interview (part 1)
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Hometown Olympic hero Jason Brown honored with Highland Park ice sculpture
Hometown Olympic hero Jason Brown honored with Highland Park ice sculpture
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2014 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships Event Highlights
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Jason Brown 2011 Midwestern Sectional Free Skate
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Jason Brown
2011 Grand Prix Final Juniors Jason BROWN.jpg
Brown in 2011
Personal information
Country represented United States
Born (1994-12-15) December 15, 1994 (age 19)
Los Angeles
Home town Highland Park, Illinois
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Coach Kori Ade
Choreographer Rohene Ward
Skating club Skokie Valley Skating Club
Training locations Monument, Colorado
Former training locations Lake Arrowhead, California
Centennial Ice Arena
Highland Park, Illinois
Twin Rinks Ice Pavilion
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Began skating 1999
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 243.09
2013 Bompard
Short program 86.00
2014 Sochi Olympics
Free skate 158.32
2013 Bompard

Jason Brown (born December 15, 1994) is an American figure skater. He is the 2013 Trophée Eric Bompard bronze medalist, 2013 Nebelhorn Trophy silver medalist, and 2014 U.S. national silver medalist. Brown is also a two-time World Junior medalist (2013 silver, 2012 bronze), the 2011 JGP Final champion, and the 2010 U.S. national junior champion. He won a bronze medal in the team event at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Career[edit]

Early years and junior career[edit]

Brown began skating at age three and a half when his mother enrolled him and his sister in Learn to Skate classes.[1][2] Coached by Kori Ade since the age of five,[3][4] he trained in various rinks in the Chicago area until April 2013.[2][5] Since 2009, his programs have been choreographed mainly by Rohene Ward.[6][2] Brown also skated pairs with Thea Milburn for three years.[1]

At 11, Brown won the national juvenile title.[7] He won the bronze medal on the novice level at the 2009 U.S. Championships. Competing on the junior level at the 2010 U.S. Championships, he placed second in the short program, 0.07 behind Max Aaron,[8] and second to Joshua Farris in the long program.[9] Brown's overall score was the highest and he won the national junior title.[10]

During the 2010–11 season, Brown won the silver medal in his Junior Grand Prix debut in France and placed sixth in his second JGP event, in Japan. He finished 9th in his senior national debut at the 2011 U.S. Championships with an impressive performance despite not attempting a triple axel, which he had decided to put off due to a growth spurt.[11][12] He was assigned to compete at the World Junior Championships where he finished 7th. Brown worked on the triple axel for the following season, while adapting to another growth spurt.[13] He stopped wearing hinge boots.[14]

Brown began the 2011–12 season by winning his first Junior Grand Prix event in Brisbane, Australia.[15][16] He then won silver in Milan, Italy, to qualify for the final. In a December 2011 interview, Brown said he needed the triple axel to be competitive on the senior level and continued to work on it.[17] He occasionally uses Dartfish, a computer imaging system, and a harness.[18] At the Junior Grand Prix Final, Brown was second in both segments and won the gold medal overall.[19] Brown was assigned to the 2012 World Junior Championships and won the bronze medal.

In 2012–13, Brown won gold and silver medals on the JGP series and qualified for his second JGP Final, where he finished fourth. He was sent to the 2013 World Junior Championships where he placed third in the short program and first in the free skate after landing two triple Axels for the first time in his career. Brown won the silver medal while fellow Americans Joshua Farris and Shotaro Omori took the gold and bronze medals respectively.[20]

Senior career[edit]

In May 2013, Brown and his coach, Kori Ade, moved to the Colorado Sports Center in Monument, Colorado.[5] His secondary coaches include Eddie Shipstad and Ryan Jahnke.[5][21]

Brown won the silver medal in his senior international debut at the 2013 Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf, Germany. On September 30, 2013, he was called up to replace reigning Olympic champion Evan Lysacek at Skate America after the latter withdrew due to injury.[22] Brown finished 5th at the event, his first senior Grand Prix event. In November 2013, he competed at a GP event in Paris, the 2013 Trophée Eric Bompard, and won the bronze medal. He also attracted much attention from the skating public and the French in particular, becoming a crowd favorite.

At the U.S. Championships in January 2014, Brown placed third in the short program and first in the free skate, the latter of which became a viral video garnering more than 4,000,000 hits. He won the silver medal and was named in the U.S. team to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.[23][24] In Sochi, while Jeremy Abbott skated the short program in the team event, Brown was assigned to the free program and placed fourth. He and team USA were awarded the bronze medal.[25] In the singles event, he was in 6th place after the short program, but less than a point of third. However, he made some mistakes in his free, placing 11th in that section of the event. He placed 9th overall.[26]

For the 2014-15 season, Brown was assigned Skate America and Rostelecom Cup.[27]

Personal life[edit]

Brown's mother, Marla (Kell), is a television producer, and his father, Steven Brown, works for a lighting company.[28][29][30] He has an older sister, Jordan, and a younger brother, Dylan.[28][4] He is Jewish and celebrated his bar mitzvah in 2007.[31][30][28] He plays piano.[17] He graduated from Highland Park High School and received the Ralph Potter Memorial Award for Exceptional Ability and Achievement and the President's Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence.[28] He is currently a student at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.[32]

Programs[edit]

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2013–2014
[33][34][6]
  • The Question of U
    by Prince
    choreo. by Rohene Ward
  • Reel Around the Sun
    by Bill Whelan
    choreo. by Rohene Ward
  • You Can't Touch This
    by MC Hammer
    choreo. by Rohene Ward and Kori Ade
2012–2013
[35][36]
  • The Question of U
    by Prince
    choreo. by Rohene Ward
  • A Drop in the Ocean
    by Ron Pope
    choreo. by Rohene Ward

  • You Can't Touch This
    by MC Hammer
    choreo. by Rohene Ward and Kori Ade
2011–2012
[1][18]
  • Grand Guignol
    by Bajofondo Tango Club
2010–2011
[37]
  • Baliwood
    by King City
2009–2010
[38]
2008–2009
[38]
2007–2008
[38]

Competitive highlights[edit]

2009–present[edit]

International[39]
Event 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15
Olympics 9th
GP Bompard 3rd
GP Rostelecom TBD
GP Skate America 5th TBD
Nebelhorn 2nd
International: Junior[39]
Junior Worlds 7th 3rd 2nd
JGP Final 1st 4th
JGP Australia 1st
JGP France 2nd 2nd
JGP Italy 2nd
JGP Japan 6th
JGP Turkey 1st
Gardena 1st J.
National[38]
U.S. Champs. 1st J. 9th 9th 8th 2nd
Midwest. Sect. 1st J. 1st
UGL Regionals 1st J.
Team events
Olympics 3rd
GP = Grand Prix; JGP = Junior Grand Prix
J. = Junior level; UGL = Upper Great Lakes

2005–2009[edit]

National[38]
Event 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09
U.S. Championships 3rd N.
U.S. Junior Champ. 7th Jv. QR 1st Ju. 2nd I.
Midwestern Sectionals 2nd N.
UGL Regionals 3rd Jv. 1st Ju. 1st I. 2nd N.
Levels: Jv. = Juvenile; I. = Intermediate; N. = Novice
QR = Qualifying round; UGL = Upper Great Lakes

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Jason BROWN: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Walker, Elvin (July 10, 2011). "Brown is ready for anything – except a haircut". GoldenSkate. Retrieved July 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ Miles, Arlene (January 26, 2011). "Skaters live a life full of lessons, off-ice training". DailyHerald.com. Retrieved March 3, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b Isaacson, Melissa (May 9, 2014). "Mom, coach helped Jason Brown thrive". ESPN. 
  5. ^ a b c Brannen, Sarah S. (May 15, 2013). "Ade and Co. find new home in Rocky Mountains". IceNetwork. 
  6. ^ a b Clarey, Christopher (February 12, 2014). "For Skater Jason Brown, a Disciplined Approach Yields Joy on Ice". The New York Times. 
  7. ^ McLean, Bill (January 25, 2011). "Brown heads to senior championships". pioneerlocal.com. Retrieved March 3, 2011. 
  8. ^ Walker, Elvin (January 15, 2010). "Aaron overcomes injury to take lead". GoldenSkate.com. Retrieved March 3, 2011. 
  9. ^ Walker, Elvin (January 17, 2010). "Brown edges out Farris to grab junior title; Aaron third". GoldenSkate.com. Retrieved March 3, 2011. 
  10. ^ Daday, Eileen O. (January 20, 2010). "Local teen wins gold at U.S. Nationals junior competition". DailyHerald.com. Retrieved March 3, 2011. 
  11. ^ Hersh, Philip (February 1, 2011). "Figure skater Brown hopes to follow Lysacek's path from suburban Chicago to Olympics". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved March 3, 2011. 
  12. ^ Brannen, Sarah S.; Meekins, Drew (March 1, 2011). "The Inside Edge with Sarah and Drew – March 1: Inside Jason Brown's memorable program". IceNetwork.com. Retrieved March 3, 2011. 
  13. ^ a b Brannen, Sarah S.; Meekins, Drew (June 30, 2011). "The Inside Edge with Sarah and Drew – June 30". icenetwork. Retrieved June 30, 2011. 
  14. ^ Walker, Elvin (August 8, 2011). "2011 Glacier Falls Summer Classic". GoldenSkate. Retrieved September 13, 2011. 
  15. ^ Zinsmeister, Kristin (September 10, 2011). "U.S. brings home four medals from JGP Australia". Icenetwork. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  16. ^ Brannen, Sarah S.; Meekins, Drew (September 20, 2011). "The Inside Edge: The new quad king". Icenetwork. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 
  17. ^ a b Hersh, Philip (December 8, 2011). "Single focus: Triple axel". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  18. ^ a b Rutherford, Lynn (December 15, 2011). "The Final Word: Chicago's Brown still riding high". Ice Network. Retrieved December 19, 2011. 
  19. ^ Hersh, Philip (December 10, 2011). "Highland Park's Brown wins Junior Grand Prix Final". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved December 11, 2011. 
  20. ^ Hersh, Philip (March 2, 2013). "Highland Park figure skater Brown helps make history". Chicago Tribune. 
  21. ^ "Motor City morsels: Rippon's boot meets Waterloo". IceNetwork. October 18, 2013. 
  22. ^ "Brown Assigned to 2013 Hilton HHonors Skate America". U.S. Figure Skating. September 30, 2013. 
  23. ^ Springer, Shira (January 13, 2014). "Jeremy Abbott wins fourth US men's title". Boston Globe. 
  24. ^ "U.S. Figure Skating Announces 2014 U.S. Olympic Figure Skating Team". U.S. Figure Skating. January 12, 2014. 
  25. ^ "Jason BROWN". Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games. Archived from the original on April 6, 2014. 
  26. ^ Cohen, Rachel (February 14, 2014). "US Figure skater Brown 9th in 1st Olympiccs". Yahoo! Sports. 
  27. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2014/15 - Men". June 28, 2014. 
  28. ^ a b c d "Jason Brown". IceNetwork.com. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. 
  29. ^ Lissau, Russell (February 11, 2014). "Highland Park parents celebrate son's Olympic medal". Daily Herald. 
  30. ^ a b "OSRUI Alum Jason Brown Heads to the Olympics". Union for Reform Judaism. January 13, 2014. 
  31. ^ Meyers, Dvora (February 7, 2014). "Figure Skater Jason Brown Takes (Jewish) Aim at Winter Olympics Gold". The Jewish Daily Forward. 
  32. ^ "Freshman on campus is a senior on ice". The Scribe. November 11, 2013. 
  33. ^ "Jason BROWN: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on February 20, 2014. 
  34. ^ Brown, Jason (June 10, 2013). "Jason the dream: Brown navigates road to Sochi". IceNetwork. 
  35. ^ "Jason BROWN: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on August 30, 2013. 
  36. ^ Brannen, Sarah S.; Meekins, Drew (June 12, 2012). "The Inside Edge: Evora's extraordinary lunch". IceNetwork. 
  37. ^ "Jason BROWN: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on February 16, 2011. 
  38. ^ a b c d e "Jason Brown". IceNetwork. 
  39. ^ a b "Competition Results: Jason BROWN". International Skating Union. 

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