When the Sochi Winter Olympics kick off tomorrow in Russia, among the athletes representing the U.S. will be a former camper at URJ Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute in Wisconsin.
Nineteen-year-old figure skater Jason Brown spent five summers at the Jewish summer camp from 2004 to 2008, according to a blog post on the camp’s website. Below is a photo of Jason and his bunkmates during his first summer. Jason is the one second from left in the front with his arms resting on the sign.
Brown earned a spot in the Olympics with a second place finish at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston in January with a performance that has garnered more than 3.5 million views on YouTube.
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