Meet Ivan Brown
Hometown: Shoreline, Wash.
Home club: Cascade Valley FSC
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.
Food: Cream of wheat and black caviar
TV shows: "The Simpsons" and "Ed, Edd and Eddy"
Book: Pushkin's Fairytales
Movie: Spiderman III
Sports: Skating, golfing and swimming