South Korean figure skater Yuna Kim at a one-year countdown event on January 29 for the 2013 Pyeongchang Special Olympics, a world class competition for people with intellectual disabilities. The Special Olympic World Games are held every two years, alternating between summer and winter games.
Korean music video for Ice Flower by singer IU and figure skating star Kim Yuna, theme song for SBS variety show Kim Yuna’s KISS & CRY which featured some popular Korean idols (including IU) competing in figure skating.
The song is written by top composer Lee Min-soo and lyricist Kim Ee-na, the duo who made IU’s hit song Good Day in late 2010.
Japanese figure skater Miki Ando won the World Figure Skating Championships’ ladies event in Russia on Saturday. This is her second world championship title; she also won it in 2007.
Korean Olympics champion and world record holder Kim Yuna took the second spot while Italian European champion Carolina Kostner claimed the bronze.
Meanwhile, Asian-Canadian Patrick Chan won the men’s event with new world records for both the short and long programs (and obviously for the total points scored too).