An Illinois figure skating champion is donating stuffed animals that are left on the ice after his Skate America events this weekend, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
How did the figure skater do in Sochi? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Marla and Steve Brown are still shocked their 19-year-old son Jason is an Olympian. Many thought the Highland Park native would charm the audience at Nationals, but no one expected him to earn one of only two spots to Sochi.
After finishing first in the free skate, and third in the short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships over the weekend, 19-year-old Jason Brown was named to the U.S. Olympic skating team for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.