via articles.chicagotribune.com: Lysacek, who turned 26 on June 4, has not competed since the Vancouver Olympics. But throughout last winter, when he was on tour with Stars on Ice, the skater from Naperville frequently would call Carroll (his Olympic coach) to say how much he missed skating and intensive training for competition. The coach sensed Lysacek was thinking about a comeback.
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