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What does it take to be an Olympian? You may not think that the answer is to take 2 years away from the sport between 18 and 20 years old but this is a part of Jason's story.

Jason shares his story about being adopted when he was a few days old and how he went from ice hockey to figure skating, then almost walking away from the sport when he went to college.

When he decided to return to it, things were just falling short and he had a gut check moment where he asked himself what were the extra 2% actions he needed to do to effectively give it his all. Once he did that and applied those small changes, he went from finishing 9th in the '94 Olympics to finishing controversially 4th and not 3rd in the '98 Nagano Japan Olympics.

Now in the role of a coach, Jason shares what can set some young skaters apart and how he helps teach skaters to thrive in a sport where no matter what you do and control about your training and the routine, the judging is still very subjective and not in the athletes control.

If you would like to see one of Jason's Olympics routines here is a Youtube link