Jason Brown is heading to Sochi! This 19 year old from Highland Park just earned a spot on the U.S. Figure Skating team. Brown said he hoped to maybe make the 2018 U.S. team, but getting the opportunity to represent at Sochi was a shock.
For more information on this local ice skater, take a look at these articles:
- TeamUSA.org “Jason Brown Builds Fan Base on YouTube”
- Chicago Tribune “Highland Park’s Brown on the Olympic Team”
- USA Today “Jason Brown Didn’t Expect to Go to Sochi”
Be sure to watch his most recent program from the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston which took place January 12, 2014. In it, he earned a standing ovation from the crowd and high marks that qualified him for a spot on the team. In the program, Brown does a riverdance routine to the song “Reel Around the Sun” by Bill Whelan. This video has already hit over 2.5 million views since his program two weeks ago! What are you waiting for? Press Play!