Olympic gold medalist Kim Yu-na says she is excited to skate again with her childhood idol, five-time world champion Michelle Kwan.
Kwan is back in South Korea for the third time in less than a year to join Kim, known at home as “Queen Yu-na,” for the “All That Skate” show, which opens Friday in Goyang, north of Seoul.
“We’re having a blast!” Kwan told reporters Thursday during a break from rehearsal. “I’m having a great time skating with Yu-na.”
They’ll be joined by a raft of Olympic medalists, including American Sasha Cohen, pairs skaters Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany, and ice dancers Tanith Belbin and Benjamin Agosto of the United States.
See interviews and practice with Kim Yu-Na and Michelle Kwan.
Interview with Yu-Na is in Korean. Interview with Michelle is in English.