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Jason Brown, after hectic 3 months, ready to rest, relax (ThriveSports.com / April 17)

Kori Ade was honored with the USG Building Dreams Award at the USOC’s “Best of the U.S.” awards show in Washington, D.C. on April 2nd. Click here to watch her acceptance speech and her and Jason’s onstage interview with Johnny Weir. Earlier in the day, Jason skated his “Riverdance” on the Today Show at the Rockefeller Center rink. Click here to watch his pre-skate interview with Matt Lauer.

Jason nominated his coach, Kori Ade, for the O.C. Tanner Inspiration Award, and they have been announced as one of the winners at the conclusion of online voting on March 16. Click here to read his nomination letter.

Jason made a return guest appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show on Friday, March 14 – to watch a short video clip, click here (Arsenio Hall Show [VIDEO]). He mentioned he will skate in 12 of the 20 shows on the upcoming Stars on Ice tour – click here for his cities/dates as listed on the SOI website.

Olympian Jason Brown honored, thanks supporters at Highland Park High (Chicago Daily Herald (incl. VIDEO) / February 25)

Jason finished ninth (238.37) in the individual men’s event at the 2014 Winter Olympics on February 14. He set a new ISU personal best short program score of 86.00 to finish sixth and scored 152.37 in the free skate (11th).

The Promise of Jason Brown (The New Yorker / February 16)

Here’s an enlightening, in-depth profile article by Christopher Clarey who visited Colorado before the Sochi Winter Olympics to interview Jason and coach Kori Ade and also spoke to choreographer Rohene Ward who was touring in Europe: For Skater Jason Brown, a Disciplined Approach Yields Joy on Ice (New York Times / February 13).

Jason Brown ice sculpture honors Highland Park’s hometown Olympian (Sun-Times Media / February 12)

Jason competed in free skate of team event at 2014 Winter Olympics on Sunday, February 9. He earned 153.67 to finish in fourth place, earned seven points and helped the USA win the Olympic team bronze medal. Click here to watch his interview with Kristi Yamaguchi via TeamUSA.org.

‘Crazy’ And ‘Surreal’: Figure Skater Jason Brown’s Road To Sochi (National Public Radio / January 27)

Jason was a guest on The Arsenio Hall Show on Friday, Jan. 24 in Hollywood, California. To see the video, click here (Arsenio Hall Show [VIDEO]). A summary can be read in this NBC OlympicTalk article.

Brown’s 1/22/14 pre-Olympics media teleconference (Icenetwork.com [AUDIO] / January 23)

Jason Brown’s Google Hangout with U.S. Figure Skating (U.S. Figure Skating [VIDEO] / January 22)

Jason Brown Builds Fan Base on YouTube (TeamUSA.org / January 22)

‘Starstuck’ Jason Brown settles into Olympic reality (NBCOlympics.com / January 22)

Highland Park Skater A Surprise Addition To U.S. Olympic Team (CBS Chicago [VIDEO] / January 22)

Jason Brown didn’t expect to be Sochi bound (USA Today / January 18)

Olympians Jason Brown And Mikaela Shiffrin Get Ready For Sochi ( NPR’s On Point [AUDIO] / January 17)

Jason Brown, Olympic Figure Skater, On His First TV Interview: ‘This Isn’t Real Life!?’ (Huffington Post [VIDEO] / January 17)

Chicago area ice skater on heading to the Olympics, Shaggy Hair (WGN TV Morning News [VIDEO] / January 15)

Riverdance on ice routine wins skater Jason Brown Olympic spot (Irish Central / January 15)

[Viral] Video: Figure Skater wins silver medal for ‘Riverdance’ routine (Irish Independent / January 15)

Catching up with Highland Park native, Olympic bound Jason Brown (Pioneer Press for Sun-Times Media / January 15)

Jason Brown’s bumpy road to the Olympic qualification at the U.S. Championships (NBCOlympics.com / January 15)

Highland Park figure skater headed to Olympics (Associated Press for Sun-Times Media / January 15)

Jason Brown is heading for Sochi as America’s new favorite Olympic figure skater (Huffington Post [VIDEO] / January 14)

Jason Brown Bringing Youth, Charisma to US Olympic Men’s Figure Skating Team (Bleacher Report / January 13)

Truth Booth: Jason Brown explains emotions after being named to U.S. Olympic Team (NBCOlympics.com [VIDEO] / January 12)

Jason Brown wins men’s free skate in U.S. Championships (LA Times & Chicago Tribune / January 12)

Boston Beans: Brown is most happy fella (Icenetwork.com / January 12)

Jason Brown thinking U.S. medal and Olympics (Chicago Tribune / January 8, 2014)

Arsenio Hall in the corner of family friend Jason Brown (NBCOlympics.com / January 6)

Jason Brown plays the Orange Team Card Game at Trophee Eric Bompard in Paris (November 2013) ([VIDEO] / January 2, 2014)

Jason Brown’s teleconference prior to the 2014 U.S. Figure Skating Championships (Icenetwork.com [AUDIO] / December 30, 2013)

Figure skater aiming for U.S. Olympic Team (Chicago Tribune / November 25, 2013)

Jason Brown interview (Icenetwork.com [VIDEO] / November 23, 2013)

Brown captures bronze after another strong program in Paris (Icenetwork.com / November 16, 2013)

Highland Park’s Brown wins bronze (Chicago Tribune / November 16, 2013)

Joyous Brown becomes overnight Paris sensation (Icenetwork.com / November 16, 2013)

Jason Brown: Ready for the challenge (Figure Skaters Online / November 14, 2013)

Interview with Jason Brown (Skate Guard blog / November 14, 2013)

Jason Brown interview at Nebelhorn Trophy (AbsoluteSkating.com / November 14, 2013)

Freshman on campus is a senior on ice (University of Colorado’s The Scribe / November 11, 2013)

Young Americans skate into spotlight at Skate America (espnW.com / October 18, 2013)

Motor City morsels: Patience is a virtue for Brown (Icenetwork.com / October 18, 2013)

Skating Toward Sochi: Highland Park’s Jason Brown Goes for Gold (ChicagoSideSports.com / September 11, 2013)

Brown’s biggest fan? Why, Arsenio Hall, of course (Icenetwork.com / September 6, 2013)

TSL’s Video Interview with Jason Brown (The Skating Lesson / May 17, 2013)

Kori Ade and Co. find new home in Rocky Mountains (Icenetwork.com / May 15, 2013)


NEWS & ARTICLE ARCHIVE (2010-2012):

Jason Brown Adds Triple Axel to his arsenal, opens up about his goals and changes ahead (IceTalentInc.com / December 18, 2012)

Inside Edge blog: Farris and Brown, friendly rivals (Icenetwork.com / August 1, 2012)

Chicago’s Brown still riding high after Junior Grand Prix Final win (Icenetwork.com / December 15, 2011)

Brown’s finesse trumps Yan’s big jumps at Junior Grand Prix Final (Icenetwork.com / December 10, 2011)

A visit with figure skater Jason Brown (Chicago Tribune [VIDEO] / December 5, 2011)

Inside Edge blog: Jason Brown Down Under (Icenetwork.com / September 20, 2011)

Skater Jason Brown hopes to follow in Evan Lysacek’s footsteps (Los Angeles Times / February 1, 2011)

Brown edges out Farris for junior men’s title (Icenetwork.com / January 18, 2010)

 JASON’S BLOGS (2012-2013)