After 2 Olympic golds, Hanyu wants to master quad axel

first_imgJapanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu shows off his gold medal he got in the Pyeongchang Olympics while speaking in Tokyo, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, a day after returning home. After winning two Olympic gold medals, Hanyu has set his next realistic dream: Successful quadruple axel at competitions. Hanyu, who won gold in the Pyeongchang Games to become the first man to repeat as Olympic champion in 66 years,said Tuesday that he hoped to achieve the quadruple and half jump that nobody has successfully performed at a competition. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)TOKYO — After winning two Olympic gold medals, Yuzuru Hanyu wants to master a quadruple axel.Hanyu, who at the Pyeongchang Games became the first man to repeat as Olympic champion in 66 years, told a news conference on Tuesday he hoped to become the first figure skater to accomplish the quadruple and half jump in competition.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours D-League: Ebondo sizzles as CEU rebounds with rout of Akari-Adamson It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi Citycenter_img Hanyu, usually articulate, struggled with questions at the Foreign Correspondent’s Club of Japan, where he was asked to describe how difficult the jump is and to show something of it.He dropped his head to the podium, and then said the quadruple axel is like jumping rope four times while revolving twice.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk MOST READ GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbedlast_img

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