A 12-year-old from West Palm Beach, Florida...

Zane Ice

What's the best part about being on Jeopardy!?
Getting to see the set and the behind-the-scenes and how it really works.

What's the coolest thing about being smart?
The coolest thing about being smart is definitely being able to have opportunities like this, and meet other smart kids, with the same interests.

Tell us your favorite joke!
What do you get when you cross a mosquito and a mountain climber? Nothing--you can't cross a vector and a scaler.

I'm Zane from West Palm Beach. Watch me on Jeopardy! Kids Week!

[Questionnaire answers]
What's your favorite subject in school?
History

What are you going to do with your money if you win?
Buy Google glass

Who is your hero and why?
Watson, he could beat Ken Jennings.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Invincibility

[Winner's Circle interview]
How does it feel to be a Jeopardy! champion?
It feels pretty good--it opens up a lot of opportunities, I think. ... I think colleges would like to see something like that.

What did you enjoy most about your experience on Jeopardy!?
Where I come from, I don't see a lot of kids with the same interests as me, so... really different to see kids--things that I thought were obscure, that everyone knows about now.

Do you have any special messages for those back at home cheering you on?
I'd like to give a shout-out and a thank-you to my school, Palm Beach Day Academy, and my parents and the rest of my family.

"He wants to build a business in emerging technologies to help people. From West Palm Beach, Florida, get ready to tweet out a congratulations for..."

2014 Kids Week winner: $29,203.

News article about Zane's Jeopardy! win.

Zane tied with Arun Khemani and Awonder Liang for first place in the kindergarten section at 2008 National K-12 Chess Championship.

Zane appeared in the following archived game:
#6954, aired 2014-12-04 Zane Ice vs. Courtney Jones vs. Olivia Woods 2014 Kids Week game 4.

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