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Figure Skater Jason Brown's Ponytail Goes Viral

Surprise star's hairstyle gets its own feed

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    Jason Brown of the United States competes in the men's team free skate figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

    Surprise Olympic figure skating star Jason Brown has thrilled crowds in Sochi with his graceful style. 

    His hairstyle has thrilled social media. 

    The Highland Park, Illinois native's ponytail has spawned a Twitter account all its own. Already,  @2014PonyPower has more than 2,500 followers. 

    The feed includes some snark and lots of hair jokes, and, no doubt, celebrates Brown. 

    Highland Park Proclaims "Jason Brown Day"

    [CHI]Highland Park Proclaims "Jason Brown Day"
    Highland Park Olympic figure skater Jason Brown was honored in a big way by his hometown Friday. (Published Friday, Feb. 7, 2014)

    Some sample tweets include: 

    • Shopping list for Sochi. Hair Gel. Hair Elastics. Hairspray. Bobby Pins.
    •  Maybe if some of these skaters had some pony power their country would be placed higher in the team event so far #sorrynotsorry #ponypower
    • I looked fabulous at the skating spectacular today am I right ladies

    Jason Brown Thanks Chicago-Area Fans

    [CHI] Jason Brown Thanks Chicago-Area Fans
    Rob Elgas caught up with the Highland Park figure skater on Monday in Sochi after he helped Team USA earn a medal. (Published Monday, Feb. 10, 2014)

    Brown is no stranger to social media hits. The video of his performance at the Figure Skating Nationals, where he took silver, received more than 3 million hits. 

    His hometown built a 10-foot ice statue of him as well

    Brown skates again this week, so expect the twitter account to be buzzing with ponytail puns and cheers for Brown.