Lysacek said it took him a year to fully heal from a torn labrum in his left hip, suffered from falling on a quadruple toe loop at Champs Camp, a U. preseason training camp, in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Aug. He went to Sochi anyway, as a spectator, and served as a special correspondent for TODAY.But Lysacek found unbearable pain watching the men’s figure skating competition in Russia. I had to leave after [the men’s free skate],” said Lysacek, acting on a feeling that surfaced on the first night of the team competition eight nights earlier. Watching the men’s competition and wanting so badly to be out there, it was just too soon for me to go and put myself through that.” Lysacek went to St.Petersburg, Russia, and then to New York for sponsor appearances while the Olympics finished.
Don Lysacek was in a city hospital with cancer in his brain, leukemia and melanoma. Lysacek’s agent since 2012, Shep Goldberg, died of pancreatic cancer on Nov. “We connected right away,” Lysacek said of Goldberg. He’s been most impressed by Gracie Gold, his former training partner in California.
“She’s sort of coming into her own,” Lysacek said of Gold, who announced Thursday she has a stress fracture in her left foot.
“It is, as you know, a difficult year, post-Olympics. It’s a very busy offseason, trying to tour and deal with sponsor obligations and photo shoots and this huge amount of attention.
NEW YORK — Figure skating serves a different purpose for Evan Lysacek now, in a new city, with a new career.
The 2010 Olympic champion said he’s skated a few times on rinks around New York since moving here and starting a real estate job in September.