Evan Lysacek, the U.S. figure skater who just took the gold medal in men’s figure skating, is a car guy. Specifically, he’s got a jones for all things British and currently drives a Range Rover. A Range Rover that he was going to trade in on a Bentley before he saw the light; as soon as his promotional schedule allows, he’s going shopping for an Aston Martin DBS .
I’d be the first to tell you that I don’t understand figure skating. First, there are no motors involved, no laps and no clock to beat. Scoring is completely subjective and requires years of in depth knowledge; others may see beauty and grace, but I see I guy in a frilly Lycra costume cranking out spins and jumps on the ice. Still, mad props to Evan Lysacek for his accomplishment in beating Evgeni Plushenko, the Russian deemed by many to be the world’s best. Even more props to Lysacek for being a car guy and not a poser; anyone who chooses an Aston Martin over a Bentley is OK in my book.
Source: Yahoo Sports