Korean ice skaters wow Pi­noys with prow­ess on ice

Manila Times - - SPORTS - JOSEF T. RAMOS

SOCHI Win­ter Olympian Kim Hae Jin and three other Korean in­ter­na­tional ice skaters and les­son to Filipino stu­dents at the ice skat­ing rink in Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Tues­day.

Kim, the three-time South Korean na­tional by how the Filipinos en­joyed the sport of ice skat­ing de­spite the Philip­pines be­ing a trop­i­cal coun­try.

and they are en­joy­ing ice skat­ing. I’m so happy teach­ing them,” Kim told re­porters through an in­ter­preter dur­ing the news con­fer­ence. “I re­ally want to see them com­pete on a high level be­cause they have the skills and they love it (ice skat­ing).

Be­sides Kim, the other Korean ice skaters who con­ducted the one-day fig­ure skat­ing work­shop were Torino Win­ter Univer­si­ade - pi­o­nship Univer­sity Group 2nd rank Choi Whi

“We can’t be per­fect. But we have to be the 20-year-old Kim. “I don’t want to em­bar­rass my­self dur­ing com­pe­ti­tion that’s why I prac­tice very hard.”

South Korea will host the 2018 Win­ter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

The event was or­ga­nized by the Korea Tourism Or­ga­ni­za­tion and was hosted by San­dara Park’s younger brother Cheon­dung also known as “Thun­der.”

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