He won a gold medal in the men's singles at the 2014 Olympics and also placed first in the same event at the 2014 World Championships.
He was first in singles at the 2010 World Junior Championships.
He was the youngest men's singles figure skating Olympic gold medalist since Dick Button won in 1948.
He began figure skating when he was 4 years old.
He has an older sister named Saya, who got him into figure skating.