(turn on CC and jump to 5:09) 

From the debut of our sassy commentator Yulia Lipnitskaya :)))

Yulia: This is a combination triple flip - triple toe. 
Commentator: Yulia, why is the point in commenting that? It’s ideally performed.
Yulia: But do you know what it’s called? 
Commentator: Ok i’ll shut up.



Activate the subtitles to understand what Yulia is saying!!!!
This same channel subbed a little more of yulia’s commentary, I especially like the commentary on Elena’s fs, you can see Yulia is very fond of her!


Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, duos, or groups perform on figure skates on ice. It was the first winter sport included in the Olympics, in 1908. The four Olympic disciplines are men’s singles, ladies’ singles, pair skating and ice dancing.


Throwback: Figure Skating Team Trophy at the 2014 Winter Olympics

The inaugural figure skating team event at Sochi 2014 set the stage for the Olympic debut of two young talents extraordinaire - then 15-year-old Yulia Lipnitskaya and 19-year-old Yuzuru Hanyu. Both were fresh off their first major title, she at the European Championships and he at the Grand Prix Final, both carried the weight of their country’s expectation, both rose magnificently to the occasion and dazzled the world with their very first skate on the Olympic ice. They would go on to secure their places among the youngest Olympians ever to claim Gold.

But Sochi was also where their parallels stopped and their paths diverged. 


Julia Lipnitskaya: “The page is turned, I have a new life and new plans”

Olympic champion in team competitions Julia Lipnitskaya after the official completion of the sports career gave the only interview to the site FFKKR, which summed up the dialogue with journalists on this topic. In an interview, the athlete debunked the myths that appeared about her in recent times, and she talked about further plans. 

Julia, how conscious was your decision to finish your sports career?

“This time it was my 100% decision. I devoted this not one and two or three months, that is, I thought for a long time, weighed all the pros and cons. When I left for the winter in the clinic to be treated and stayed there for a long time, believe me, I had enough time to think about everything. It was unrealistic to come to a decision to finish a sports career. Seriously, every day I fell asleep and woke up with one thought of what would happen. While lying in the clinic, we worked very hard with psychologists, there are strong psychologists, and they helped me to make life priorities that concerned health, for example. I had to seriously think about many questions, because I was sure that I would recover and return to figure skating. In this I was sure, and everyone was sure! Mom, coach, everything …

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