Brag Sheet

Aaron Costic
Ice Carver since 1989


NICA member since 1991, Board member 11 years
Elected by the board- President, Vice President & Financial Officer
Founding Certification Chairman, Foundation Scholarship Chairman
4 Time National Champion- 1998, 2001, 2006, 2010
Founded- Coaches Retreat, Scholarship Program, Certification Program
Certified Master Ice Carver, Certified Ice Carving Educator
Certified Lead Judge, Judged over 50 events
Presenter at NICA trade shows
Youngest NICA President, Youngest NICA Master Ice Carver


Educator of the year Cleveland ACF
Maintained the Knowledge Center, free online webpage dedicated to sharing information
Taught numerous workshops at Elegant Ice & schools across the country
Started the Boot Camp


World Championships, 9 first place finishes, 9 second place finishes, 4 third place finishes
The only carver to win the Realistic & the Abstract events in Fairbanks in the same year.
Participated in 3 Olympic games- 1998 Nagano Japan- Bronze, 2002 Salt Lake City- Fourth, 2006 Torino Italy- Gold. Qualified in the number one US seed for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia
4 Time “Tour of Champions” winner
Achieved the following in one 12 month period- National Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist, World champ Realistic Fairbanks, World Champ Abstract Fairbanks


Carved in- Japan, China, Alaska, Italy, Jamaica, Bahamas, Mexico, Canada, Poland, Monaco, France
Owner of Elegant Ice Creations, provider of Ice Carvings, Knowledge & Tools