Tag Archives: Javier Fernandez

A journey into the mind of Javier Fernández: “Skating is a lot about feelings – and, in competition, if you feel good or feel bad, it matters a lot”

Javier Fernández is nothing you might expect. A figure skater champion from Spain? Who knew! One of the strongest contenders for Olympic medals who treats Olympics as “just one more competition”? That’s him. A guy…

Javier VI, King of Europe

Long after the medal ceremony has ended, when the lights are almost off in Megasport arena, and the medalists have left backstage, you can still hear a girl shouting with enthusiasm: “Jaaaaavi! Graciaaaas, Jaaaavi!”. No…

Javier Fernández leads the way at Europeans, young talents on the rise

As you would expect from a five-time European champion, Javier Fernández is in the lead after the men’s short program in Moscow, with 103.82 points for his embodiment of Charlie Chaplin – but it’s the…

Backstage photos at 2017 Cup of China. Key word: smiles

We know you’re going to like these photos – not just because they’re beautiful photos of beautiful people, but also because they were taken backstage, in the “kitchen” of the event, off-limits for fans. And…

2017 Worlds: the illustrated story of the men’s event

Three-year distance from his first gold medal at Worlds, Yuzuru Hanyu got crowned again – in the presence of thousands of fans and their loud enthusiasm in Hartwall Arena in Helsinki. It was sheer joy…