Tag Archives: Yuzuru Hanyu

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…

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to experience Yuzuru Hanyu’s greatness

Yuzuru’s routine to Prince might not have been the best short program of the men’s event in terms of scores, but it was clearly the program of the day, of the Championships maybe, in terms…

#TheCave. My ode to practice rinks

Simple as that: the practice rink at 2017 Worlds, aka #TheCave, holds some of my best memories from the week in Helsinki – so I decided to honor it in a story. Can you blame…

The battle of the hundreds: the men’s short program at 2017 Worlds

Carried away with the intensity of the men’s short program at 2017 Worlds we might have forgotten for a second that never in the history of the event we had, on the intermediate podium, three…

The Big Moments of the Worlds in Boston – and the little (but relevant) stories among them

Let’s start with that: close your eyes for a couple of seconds – and think about the biggest moments of this year’s edition of the Worlds. What do you see? I see (and almost hear)…