• If Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu Nails Tonight's Free Skate, He'll Make History - Here's How

    4 monthes ago - By PopSugar

    The men's figure skating short program at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics on Feb. 15 left the world with a lot to talk about. Adam Rippon skated a nearly perfect program that was as entertaining as it was clean, and Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu stole the show with his flawlessly gorgeous performance, which earned him 111.68 points and the first-place slot .
    Yuzuru is on the hunt for gold again. He took home the first-place prize in the 2014 Olympics, and if he nails tonight's free skate program, there's no question he'll be standing triumphantly on that podium once again. But winning gold at this...
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  • Yuzuru Hanyu Combines His Love of Figure Skating and Disney in the MOST Adorable Way

    Yuzuru Hanyu Combines His Love of Figure Skating and Disney in the MOST Adorable Way

    4 monthes ago - By PopSugar

    Yuzuru Hanyu makes it rain...Winnie the Pooh dolls.
    A post shared by NBC Olympics on Feb 15, 2018 at 9:07pm PST
    Olympic figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu is so talented that he flawlessly earned first place on Thursday night, but his skill level isn't the only thing that sets him apart. The 23-year-old Team Japan Olympian has a serious affinity for Winnie the Pooh, and we mean serious - it's kind of his thing, and it's amazing. Winnie the Pooh sits by the rink as Hanyu's good-luck charm, and he's been known to pat the bear before hitting the ice. His fans have taken note of his love for the...
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