Underwent meniscus surgery in his right knee in October 2007 ... His younger brother Filip is also a skater ... Hobbies include movies, music, dancing and active sports ... Performs Biellmanns in competition.
2008 Season NotesSkating to a Beethoven prelude for his short program and "Poeta" by Vicente Amigo for his free skate ... Goals for the season include qualifying for the JGP Final, defending his Russian junior title, medaling at the World Junior Championships and finishing in the top five at the Russian Championships at the senior level.