Sport: Figure Skating
Discipline: Ice Dance
Training Town: Canton, Mich.
School: University of Michigan
- 2014 Olympic Winter Games, 9th in ice dance (w/ Maia Shibutani)
- Five-time Grand Prix Series medalist (one gold, one silver, three bronze) (w/ Maia Shibutani)
- 2013, U.S. bronze medalist (w/ Shibutani)
- 2012, U.S. silver medalist (w/ Shibutani)
- 2011, Finlandia Trophy silver medalist (w/ Shibutani)
- 2011, World Championships bronze medalist (w/ Shibutani)
- 2011, Four Continents silver medalist (w/ Shibutani)
- 2011, U.S. silver medalist (w/ Shibutani)
- 2010, U.S. junior champion (w/ Shibutani)
- 2009, World junior silver medalist (w/ Shibutani)
Fun Facts: Five-time winner of the Universal Sports "Tweet of the Week" ... Enjoys following sports, working out, writing and hanging out with friends ... Favorite book is The Book of Basketball by Bill Simmons
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