John Zimmerman started to skate at the age of 3. Since the beginning, he has excelled at the sport. During his eligibility years (meaning years that he was an amateur and eligible for the olympics) with Kyoko Ina, they have not finished lower than 9th in any competition they competed in. Their medal count is the following: 5 golds, 9 silver, and 7 bronze, 21 in total. He has done a lot of charity work, modeling and special guest star appearances such as "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" and "Family Feud"