Evan Lysacek: Mission Accomplished

02/19/2010 at 09:30 AM EST

Evan Lysacek: Mission Accomplished
Gold medalist Evan Lysacek
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"I wrote myself a message on a note card and taped it to my wall: 'Mind your own business and just worry about what you have to do.' That mission was accomplished."

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