Yuzuru Hanyu may be a figure skating icon with multiple record-breaking achievements under his belt, but don’t expect him to slow down any time soon.
The two-time Olympic champion made it clear that completing the quadruple axel (a figure skating jump that requires at least four rotations) is the “biggest reason” he’s competing in Beijing. And if he succeeds, it would make him the first ice skater in history to successfully land the challenging jump in the competition. But regardless of where he lands on the podium, something tells us that his legendary status will remain intact.
Keep reading for everything we know about Yuzuru Hanyu.