Jewish U.S. figure skating champ takes a quadruple leap of faith
A strong showing at the World Championships positions Max Aaron, the U.S. men's figure skating champion with a strong connection to Judaism, as someone to watch at next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
LONDON, ONTARIO – Hockey and figure skating usually face off as fierce opponents on the ice. The former is an aggressive team sport known for its body checks and team brawls; the latter is performed solo or in pairs and earns points for grace and artistry. Max Aaron, somehow, mastered both.