As a ‘figure skating dreamer’ teacher… Yuna Kim, again on the silver board


It’s been 7 years since she retired, and figure skating legend Yuna Kim stood on the silver board today after a really long time. It’s to teach figure skating dream trees.

Reporter Lee Su-jin reports the welcome Yuna Kim.


Figure skating dream trees with their hair tied up rise one by one on the ice.

The place where I first met Yuna Kim, who appeared as ‘Teacher’.

A place to meet the legend in person, and try to follow the movements one by one with a tense face.

I was worried about whether it would be okay to become a teacher, but

[김연아/전 피겨스케이팅 국가대표 : 강사로서는 활동을 안해봐서 좀 걱정을 했는데, 또 잘 따라해주고 재밌어해줘서 너무 즐거운 시간이였던것 같고.]

Disciples and juniors are thrilled to meet the legend itself.

[이혜빈/학생 : 올림픽 메달리스트를 바로 옆에서 만난다는게 좋았어요. 스케이트 부츠에 사인 받았어요.]

Gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and a silver medal at the Sochi Olympics four years later.

It has been 7 years since she retired, but the world still remembers Yuna Kim as a great player.

An American press selected the greatest Olympic heroes in a book to be released next year, and Yuna Kim was proudly named along with Usain Bolt of Athletics and Phelps of swimming.

Yuna Kim, who always wanted to be an inspiration to her juniors.

[김연아/전 피겨스케이팅 국가대표 (2019년) : 제가 그랬듯, 저 또한 어린 선수들에게 영감을 줄 수 있다면 좋겠습니다.]

It became an unforgettable inspiration to the dreamers who saw the legend of figure skating in front of their eyes, not Yuna Kim on TV.

[김연아/전 피겨스케이팅 국가대표: 피겨선수로서 활동하는데 있어서 큰 도움이되는 경험이 됐으면 좋겠어요.]


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