Yuzuru Hanyu’s Interview from Ice Jewels vol. 6
“I think the best thing about this season is that I was able to persevere until the end.”
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Reflecting on this season
Q: Reflecting back on this season, what kind of season did you think it was?
Y: Let’s see… It was a season that started with injury, and I couldn’t do anything for two months. I competed many times, and World Team Trophy - the last competition of the season - didn’t go well, but I think I was able to complete the free skate in the end. Even after everything, I do feel that I did my best.
Q: Regarding the short program, are there any parts that you want to perfect?
Y: There are. This applies last year’s Ballade no. 1 as well, but when I’m not able to skate a clean program, the “image of perfection” just doesn’t appear in competitions even though I’m doing it in practice.