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When I was young, many people didn't know what figure skating was. Some who knew of it thought of it as dancing on ice. But, as I entered international competitions and got good results, many people got to know more about it and came to cheer for me. ---->>>

If I give up my career as a skater simply because I fear I won't show my best performance, I would be really sorry later in life. ---->>>

Building a better life for every child is a lot harder than becoming a world champion. Both goals take dedication and commitment. ---->>>

I love figure skating. It's what I'm good at. ---->>>

Even in the hardest circumstances, dreams can give you the courage to live, and I hope I can share that message with children in need.

Even in the hardest circumstances, dreams can give you the courage to live, and I hope I can share that message with children in need.

I love weekends. Just like everyone else, I get to rest on weekends and go out with friends. I hate Mondays. ---->>>

I like to be just an athlete, but if I go to competition and compete, I love to be a star, maybe. ---->>>

If I walk in the street in Korea, I am recognized. ---->>>

The Olympics is the biggest competition for all athletes and an unforgettable event. ---->>>

Peace is what enables development and is critical in providing opportunities to young people. Efforts to preserve peace are absolutely vital in bringing prosperity and hope for the future. ---->>>

I have learned from the first Olympics, of course. When I went to my first Olympic Games, I experienced all of the pressure and was able to win the gold medal. I try not to feel the pressure, and I try not to be nervous when I am on the ice and when I compete. ---->>>

People expect that I'll be just perfect on ice, and that's not the case. I make mistakes, too. When I review my performance, sometimes I feel I did awful. That's the whole part of the process of what people see when I'm performing. ---->>>

The Sochi Games is not only my second Olympics, but the 'retirement stage' for me, so I want to have a greater experience than any other competition before. In the past, I had strong concepts for short programs and lyrical ones for the long. But this time, it's the other way around. ---->>>

To many, peace is what enables development and is critical in providing opportunities to young people. To some - especially those from regions involved in conflict - peacekeeping and efforts to preserve peace are absolutely vital in bringing prosperity and hope for the future. ---->>>

Where there is peace, there is sports; where there is sports, there is peace. Peace is what allows us, especially young people, to dream, go after one's goals and prepare you for the next challenge in life. ---->>>

I get tired too, just like everybody else. Sometimes I tell people that, but all I get is people saying that being vulnerable and weak is just not like me. I rarely get the response of emotional support I want. But sometimes I need it. ---->>>

I'm not feeling much pressure for the Olympics because I think I already have done many things in my career. I will try to enjoy my second Olympics. ---->>>

I have been compared to Mao since we were both junior skaters. We've felt the rivalry since then, so we wanted to avoid each other. However, she has been my motivation. ---->>>

After I won the Olympics, like any gold medalist, I did feel some emptiness in my heart. I did think about coming back to the ice for a long time. What motivated me is skating is something I am best at and I love the most. So I want to give it one more try. ---->>>

I decided to host my show 'Kiss and Cry' hoping that people actually want to participate and feel more familiar with figure skating. When I see these people enjoying themselves, it's a great joy to me. Although some of them get hurt once in a while, they enjoy it a lot, and I hope the show makes the viewers want to give it a try. ---->>>

In competition, when I start performance I try not to think about all the pressure from the fans. But, I got a lot of energy from them always. They make me more perfect. ---->>>

The Vancouver Olympics was the first competition where I completed the short and free programs without any mistakes, and that in itself was a huge achievement. ---->>>

When I came back on the rink in 2012, I set a goal of wrapping up my career well rather than just winning medals. I'm not preparing for any special skills for Sochi because I don't feel like they are necessary. ---->>>

I always thought the Vancouver Olympics would be my last destination, but I'm extending it to Sochi... I want to start anew, not as an Olympic medalist but just as yet another figure skater. ---->>>

In Toronto and Los Angeles, too, there are a lot of Koreans - Koreatown, Korean markets. I feel like I'm at home and very comfortable. ---->>>

A coach told my mum I had talent and I would make a very good skater. ---->>>

I had trouble finding my next goal after winning a gold medal at the Vancouver Olympics, but the interest of the public and my fans in me got even bigger. I wanted to get away from the pressure, even for a single day. ---->>>

For an athlete myself, it is especially meaningful for our country to host an Olympics. Every athlete hopes to participate in an Olympics, so I still can't believe the games of dreams is going to take place in Korea. ---->>>

Biography

Yuna Kim profile (yuna-kim.jpg)
Name: Yuna Kim
Nationality: South Korea
Born: 09-05, 1990
Birthplace: Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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Occupation: Athlete
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Yuna Kim KTM (Hangul: 김연아, Hanja: 金姸兒, IPA: [kim.jʌn.a]; born 5 September 1990), also credited in eastern name order as Kim Yuna, is a South Korean former professional figure skater. She is the 2010 Olympic champion and 2014 silver medalist in ladies' singles; the 2009, 2013 World champion; the 2009 Four Continents champion; a three-time (2006–2007, 2007–2008, 2009–2010) Grand Prix Final champion; the 2006 World Junior champion; the 2005 Junior Grand Prix Final champion; and a six-time (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2013, 2014) South Korean national champion (wikipedia)