the first american man to win in figure skating since brian boitano in 1988. his mother, too nervous to watch in the venue. asking someone what am i nervous for? i have to do what i've done every day. you know, all week plushenko had been saying, if you can't land the quad, you shouldn't be able to win the gold. it was lysacek's mother who said, if you can only land the quad, you shouldn't win the gold. as i learned in beijing with michael phelps' mom and now here, i think you don't mess with the moms. >> that's good advice, too. we appreciate that. and michelle kwan is going to weigh in later about the performances last night. >>> now, juju chang has the other top stories for us this morning. good morning. >> good morning, robin and george. wall street is reacting to a surprise move by the federal reserve. it's raising the interest rate that it charges banks for emergency loans. this won't affect rates on your mortgage or credit cards. but it is a signal that the fed is gradually scaling back policies that made cheap money available after the financial crisis
evan lysacek hopes to become the first american man to win gold since brian boitano in 1988. a razor-thin margin separates him from the skater from russia, evge evge evgeni plushenko. michelle kwan will bring us her olympic diary first, this morning. >> evan lysacek must know that tonight he is the united states' best hope for a gold medal. even though his coach, frank carroll, told him not to think about it. >> believe it or not, i'm not thinking about evan winning the gold. and i talked to him today. and said, don't even go there. you could be first, second, third. you could not even be a medalist. it's up to the way you skate and the way the judges perceive it. and you have no control over that. >> is evan physically and mentally ready tonight? >> he's physically ready, definitely. i mean, he trains so hard. nobody trains harder. he is relentless. and sometimes, i have to back him off from that. >> his mom says evan was like that as a little boy, relentless. >> he's like the opposite of most kids. you know? he's so driven. >> that's funny because i remember in practices, m
brian boitano, in 1988. canadian broadcasters said, maybe he would finally get his gold. and he did. >> bronze medalist, joannie rochette. >> reporter: joannie rochette skated to the podium for her medal. her father watching on. rochette said, i feel proud. and the result did not matter. it was a lifetime project for me and my mom. and we achieved that. boy, did she. so incredible to see her last night. and look at this. the canadian women's o hockey team apologizing this morning after champagne, beer, and cigars on the ice after they won their gold medal. we learned yesterday, that the german speed skater, he got the call for the 10,000 meter. his phone was off. >> so, he didn't get the call? >> reporter: he didn't get the call. but i was waiting. >> you were waiting. you have that phone on all the time. david, you have had so much fun. thank you so much. thank you. have a good weekend, david. >>> coming up, new questions about the deadly killer whale attack. we exami the video shot right before the attack.
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