Skater Johnny Weir says he plans to reinvent himself
U.S. Figure Skating announced Thursday morning that Weir will take next season off from competition in an attempt, as Weir put it, "to reinvent myself as an athlete and artist. I say this with the hope of returning as a competitor for the 2011-12 season.''
-- Philip Hersh in ChicagoPhotos: Johnny Weir gets into the Kentucky Derby spirit with an outlandish hat. Credit: David Perry / McClatchey-Tribune