OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL FIGURE SKATER EVAN LYSACEK TO APPEAR AT JOHN HANCOCK OBSERVATORY ICE RINK
WHAT: Olympic gold medalist and world champion figure skater Evan Lysacek, of Naperville, IL, will visit the world’s highest skating rink on the 94th floor of the city’s iconic John Hancock Building—1000 feet above the Magnificent Mile.
– Interviews with Evan Lysacek and Daniel Thomas, GM of John Hancock
– Rink time (and skates) available for reporters.
– Photo Opp with Evan Lysacek and child skaters.
– Autograph opportunities
WHERE: John Hancock Observatory, 94th floor, 875 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
WHEN: 12-2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 22, 2011
WHY: “Having Evan, an Olympic gold medalist and world champion, join us at the highest skating rink in the world is truly an extraordinary opportunity and an honor, “ said Daniel Thomas, general manager of John Hancock Observatory. “Twelve months ago, our rink was an idea with great potential, now we’ve had thousands of visitors on our ice, and we’ve got the best figure skater on the planet coming by for a visit.”