We May Never See Another Skater Like Yuzuru Hanyu
The Japanese skater retired from opposition with two Olympic gold medals, international championship gold medals and more
stuffed Winnie the Pooh bears than all of us can count Yuzuru Hanyu introduced an extraordinary showmanship,
artistry and energy to the ice.Credit...Shuji Kajiyama/Associated Press Yuzuru Hanyu, two champion, stated Tuesday
that he would now not take part in competitions, and the landscape of the sport of discern skating means be the identical.
To get an concept of how lots he has intended to his game for the beyond dozen years, remember a number of the enthusiasts
who watched him compete at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics In one corner of the area, 3 generations of Hanyu
enthusiasts — a teenage boy, his center-aged mom and his gray-haired grandmother — sat on the threshold in
their seats, straining for a glimpse of him They wore fuzzy Winnie the Pooh hats that made them look as even though they
had strapped large crammed Pooh bears to their heads, and all of them clutched Pooh bears they deliberate to throw
on the ice after his performance Dotting the stands have been masses of enthusiasts just like those three,
We May Never See Another Skater Like Yuzuru Hanyu all wearing Pooh equipment and on a paparazzi-like project to follow Hanyu’s
each circulate. In skating circles those enthusiasts are referred to as Fan-yus, and the bears they throw onto the ice are Yuzu-Poohs,
cute and snappy evidence that the cult of Yuzuru Hanyu took figure-skating fandom to a degree never visible before.
We May Never See Another Skater Like Yuzuru Hanyu gear once they first saw him with a Pooh-themed tissue field on the rink in 2010,