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Aaron shakes up US men's skating with 1st title

Updated: January 27, 2013, 6:48 PM ET
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. -- Never mess with the guy who knows how to rumble.

Little-known Max Aaron won his first title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Sunday and helped knock down three-time champion Jeremy Abbott to the last step on the podium. With two quadruple jumps and an arsenal's worth of other tricks in his "West Side Story" program, don't count the 20-year-old upstart out at the world championships in March, either.

"I kind of thought in the back of my mind he could be the ...

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