USA’s Lucas Broussard sums up his successful season after winning both his Junior Grand Prix events and taking silver at the 2022-23 Junior Grand Prix Final. He delves into why his achievements were unexpected, and goes into detail about his back injury, his growth spurt, and the improvements on his jumps on the quad and triple Axel.
The U.S. National Junior Champion also talked about the highlights of his season, problems he had in his programs, including pressure the pressure he felt at the 2023 World Junior Figure Skating Championships. The 16-year-old, who is coached by Darin Hosier and Corrie Martin, also shares what he loves about skating, his goals for next season, and elements he wants to improve on.
Broussard plans to compete as a junior internationally, unless he gets selected for any Challenger Series events. However, he will compete as a senior at the 2024 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.
- He was a ski racer before he became a skater, and actually feels that this experience helped him as a skater
- He didn’t start skating until he was nine years old
- He was born in Luxembourg and was named after a soccer player by his mother who was watching a game in the hospital
- He set the record for the highest total score in the junior men’s event at the 2023 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships
- Has two siblings, Sebastian and Julien
- Has two Australian Shepherds, Chunk and Bear
- He attends The Bush School in Seattle
- He enjoys cooking and getting boba with friends