Gold medalist Evan Lysacek
02/19/2010 AT 09:30 AM EST
"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."
Evan Lysacek reacts to becoming the first U.S. man in 22 years to win Olympic gold for figure skating – his plan all along!
– Lorenzo Benet in Vancouver