“If efforts never lied, the one who practices the most would win time after time. But, as of course, no matter how hard a person works, if they can’t win, they can’t win. And conversely, much younger athletes may overtake them forcefully. Therefore, efforts do lie. But that doesn’t mean efforts are in vain. It is precisely because efforts lie that we are prompted to think about how to work hard in a different way, and find the correct direction in which to expend our efforts.” – Yuzuru Hanyu


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“They’re both better because of each other. Javi is better because of Yuzu and Yuzu is better because of Javi.”  ― Brian Orser

“There’s times when you’re training and you’re doing a horrible training and the person that you’re competing with is doing great, and that changes you. Because it changes you, because you want to be the best.” ― Javier Fernández. 

“When I feel nervous,he [is] usually talking about something funny. So I think I owe what I won to him.“  ―Yuzuru Hanyu. 


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