April 2010

Meet Ivan Brown

Age: 7

Hometown: Shoreline, Wash.

Home club: Cascade Valley FSC

Level: Pre-preliminary

How often I skate: Five times a week

Coaches: Sheila Tikhov and Becca Safai

Favorite skaters: Evgeni Plushenko, Evan Lysacek

Favorite jumps/moves: Flip and Lutz

How I got started: My mom signed me up for learn-to-skate lessons

Goal: Perfect my Axel

What else you should know about me: I'm fluent in Russian. I'm also a good piano player, golfer and swimmer. Memorable moments: Winning a gold medal in No-Test Boys at the 2010 Northwest Pacific Regional Championships in Medford, Ore.

More favorites

Food: Cream of wheat and black caviar

Singer: Vitas

TV shows: "The Simpsons" and "Ed, Edd and Eddy"

Book: Pushkin's Fairytales

Movie: Spiderman III

Sports: Skating, golfing and swimming