Career Highlights: Fell to third at European championships after winning '09 with Jana Khokhlova. ... Finished sixth at 2009 world championships.
... Have won dance title at last two Russian championships. ... Began skating with Khokhlova in 2001. ... Finished 12th at
2006 Olympics. ... Switched to ice dancing when he was 13 because he was only able to do double jumps.