Yuzuru Hanyu shows the will of the Olympic champion after unexpected accidents. (5ページ目)

  • text by Toshimi Oriyama
  • photo by JMPA/Sunao Noto

Having experience of losing, there are also things Hanyu regained: his initial enthusiasm ー "a mind that keeps trying".

"Of course next season I want to do a quadruple jump in the latter half. I want to work hard to build a strong body in the summer, and take on the challenge. Now I'm in a position to chase."

Right after saying that, Hanyu showed his brightest smile of the season. Even in the midst of suffering, he must have been thinking about the meaning of being the Olympic champion.

(To be continued)

■Yuzuru Hanyu's photo book: Hikari - Be the Light-

The largest photo collection of the Japanese figure skater, Yuzuru Hanyu, will make its debut on March 11th.

Size:A3, 192 pages.

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