Alexander Johnson: "I decided it would be best to sit this season out"
Excerpt from his journal:
Clearly, this has been one of the hardest decisions I have ever had to make, but it's for the best. My ankle has been a problem since 2010 and I really wanted to rid this issue from my life. Now that this is all in the past, I can really focus my energy on recovering and becoming an even stronger skater for the 2014-2015 season.
Although for some reason, the entry is dated Nov 2, his tweeting indicates that it is a new post as of today.