Jumping into olympic season ft The Faves™

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women in figure skating who inspire me ♥ – international women’s day, march 8th

mao asada - symbol of her nation, experienced the highest highs and lowest lows, rises and falls and rises again, she may bend but she will never, ever break; akiko suzuki - overcame an eating disorder and fought her way back to the top, a speaker for women’s health, radiates pure joy and love of skating; yuna kim - trailblazer, shouldered a country’s expectations and did not crack, returned so her compatriots could reach their olympic dreams, ambassador and activist; ashley wagner - the almost-girl-turned-queen, faces challenges head-on and doesn’t take shit from anyone; mirai nagasu - the child star who fell from grace but refused to let that be her story, the young woman who grabbed life by the reins and writes her own destiny; michelle kwan - the eternal champion, a model of grace, faced disappointments and triumphs with dignity and class; carolina kostner - living proof that you only get better with age; wenjing sui - stares down the impossible, lets nothing, not even injuries, stand in her way, loves what she does with every fiber of her being

Thanks, Yuri on Ice.
  • Before Yuri On Ice: Yeah I mean I guess figure skating is pretty cool but idk much about it
  • After Yuri On Ice: Do you have a minute to talk about our Lord and Savior Yuzuru Hanyu, who won Worlds 2017 and broke his own world record for highest Free Skate score? Do you have another minute to talk about our Queen and fellow anime otaku Evgenia Medvedeva, who also won Worlds 2017 and also broke her own world record for highest Free Skate score? Do you have another minute to talk about our Quad Bae Nathan Chen, who attempted six (6) quads in his Free Skate at Worlds 2017 and is the first person to ever land five (5) successful quads? Do you have an additional hour to talk about Jason Brown, Javier Fernández, Boyang Jin, Patrick Chan, Shoma Uno, Denis Ten, Michael Christian Martinez, Misha Ge, Deniss Vasiljevs, Oda Nobunari, Karen Chen, Mirai Nagasu, Ashley Wagner, Johnny Weir, Maia and Alex Shibutani, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, Joe Johnson, Adam Rippon, Stéphane Lambiel-
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“She is the woman. […] She’s strong, she’s sultry, she’s sexy depending on what the music demands, what the theme of the moment demands. She is in my opinion, in the female realm of figure skating the best actress I’ve ever seen in terms of portraying different themes. She enriches the sport through that.”