Born — Dec. 31, 1990, in Ottawa. Lives both in Toronto and his training base in Colorado Springs, Colo.
World championships — Chan recorded three world scoring records en route to winning the 2011 world championships by a whopping 22 points.
Grand Prix Circuit — Chan's undefeated season included victories at Skate Canada International, and the Trophee Eric Bompard. He capped the year with a second straight victory at the Grand Prix Final.
Canadian championships — Chan collected his fourth straight Canadian title, landing two quad jumps for the first time in his long program.
Off the ice — Chan is fluent in English, French and Cantonese. He also skis, plays tennis and golf, and mountain bikes.