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Yuzuru Hanyu: Hard Work and Spectacular Falls

By the time we see Yuzu skate his programs, they have been practiced, refined, and perfected.  Sometimes the jumps don’t quite go as planned but when they do, Yuzu makes the whole program look so easy.   606 more words

Yuzuru Hanyu

Fame

“With fame, you know, you can read about yourself, somebody else’s ideas about you, but what’s important is how you feel about yourself – for survival and living day to day with what comes up.” 280 more words

Books

Just in case the IOC was getting any ideas

So after we all spent the better part of a day being anxious about a rumor that they were going to remove ice dance from the Olympics, even though that never made sense(U.S., Russia, and probably Canada would all be against it, plus it would hurt the team event, and would Speedy really let that happen to his baby?), the IOC and the ISU have both said the rumor isn’t true.   545 more words

Figure Skating

Why I skate.

It’s never too late to become who you should have been.

Ever since I have dreamed of becoming a competitive figure skater I was told that I was too old. 345 more words

Adult Figure Skater

Back to new.

Season break.

After I first switched to figure skating 3 years ago, I had a small relapse to the ice hockey world. I played a few games for a women’s team in the first league and got caught up in the hockey fever all over again. 92 more words

Adult Figure Skater

Alexei Yagudin

while a year and 3 months isn’t exactly a long time, that’s the amount of time I spent barring myself from reaching this point

http://www.ifigureskating.com/5-minutes-that-changed-perspective-on-figure-skating/ 788 more words

David Letterman and the Olympics

David Letterman interviewed many Olympians during his 22-year run on the “Late Show,” which ends Wednesday night, but perhaps the series’ most famous Olympic interviews were with Dave’s Mom, an on-site correspondent at the 1994 and 1998 Winter Games. 114 more words

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