Lysacek became hooked and was soon competing as a figure skater. He placed 12th in his senior debut at Nationals, at the age of fifteen. res=9A00E4D9173BF931A35750C0A9679C8B63 |work= |publisher=New York Times |date=2001-03-02 |accessdate=2007-03-16 cite news | title =U. figure skater wins men's event | work =The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | date =March 5, 2001 | url = | accessdate =2007-03-12 cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Canadians rebound |url= |work= |format=fee required |page=S7 |publisher=The Globe and Mail |date=2001-03-02 |accessdate=2007-09-18 |quote=It was the first time since 1987, when Rudy Galindo and Todd Eldredge stood atop the podium, that Americans won both the gold and silver medals.Lysacek was named second alternate to the US team to the cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= PLUS: FIGURE SKATING; U. cite web | title =ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2nd event in Phoenix (USA) Cancelled | work =International Skating | publisher =International Skating Union | url = accessdate =2007-03-12 cite web | title =Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2001, Ostrava (CZE) | work =International Skating | publisher =International Skating Union | url = accessdate =2007-03-12 In the 2002-2003 season, he once again won medals on the Junior Grand Prix circuit, qualified again for the Junior Grand Prix Final, placed in the top ten at the U. Championships and competed at the , his first senior international competition, and was placed on the 2003 Junior Worlds team.
lang Carole Pope Raymond Burr Jeffrey Kofman David Furnish (famous for marrying well, but still...)Svend Robinson Adamo Ruggiero (Marco from De Grassi)Rufus Wainwright Blake Harper Seamus O'Regan (Canada AM host) is often rumoured, OP, but hasn't come out/been convincingly outed yet. Why don't you read the thread and return here to post. Now if he said he wasn't gay, and then was fooling around on the side with guys, and voting against legislation to protect gays and lesbians. But the fact is he has consistently voted IN FAVOR for gay rights, same-sex marriage, and protection for gays and lesbians, despite the fact it goes against some members of his party.
He has an older sister, Laura, and a younger sister, Christina, who played on a nationally ranked volleyball team.
His cousin Cole Chason is a punter for the Clemson Tigers.
qs=;t=21;tab=Quick Hits | accessdate =2007-03-10 |archiveurl = In 1997, he moved up to Intermediate and won the pewter medal (fourth place) at the Junior Olympics, after winning both his regional and his sectional qualifying competitions. id=25172 | accessdate =2007-03-11 cite web | title =2000 State Farm U. Figure Skating Championships | work =US Figure | publisher =U.  Lysacek had a strong showing in the 2000–2001 season.
qs=;t=21;tab=Quick Hitsarchivedate = 2006-08-31 cite web | title =Evan Lysacek's mailbag | work =| publisher =NBC Universal | url = accessdate =2007-03-10 |archiveurl = = 2006-08-31 so his mother enrolled him and his sister Laura in figure skating lessons so he would learn how to skate. After failing to qualify for Nationals on the novice level in 1998,cite web | title =1999 State Farm U. Figure Skating Championships | work =US Figure | publisher =U. He showed promise on the Junior Grand Prix circuit, winning two silver medals and qualifying for the Junior Grand Prix Final.