April 27, 2020


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Mao Asada and Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) on the road to Sochi Olympic Winter Games 2014: Mao Asada and Yuzuru Hanyu discuss their upcoming trip to Sochi and Mao’s experience as an Olympian. Remember to Share, Comment, Favorite and Like our video….

Pyeongchang Games medalists to receive Tokyo Honor Award – The Mainichi: TOKYO — Figure skating superstar Yuzuru Hanyu and two other Pyeongchang Games gold medalists will receive the Tokyo Honor Award on June 1, the Tokyo

‘Yuzu-mania’ hits Sendai as design for new Hanyu monument unveiled | The Japan Times: Reigning Olympic and former world champion Yuzuru Hanyu delighted fans on Saturday by taking part in a ceremony in his hometown of Sendai to unveil the des

Yuzuru Hanyu to become first figure skater to receive People’s Honor Award | The Japan Times: The government will confer the People’s Honor Award on two-time figure skating Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu, its top spokesman said Friday, making hi

Olympic Figure Skater Yuzuru Hanyu Plays Feudal Lord in Big Screen Debut: Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu will make his screen debut in May, playing the role of a feudal lord from the Edo period in the film “Tono, Risoku de Gozaru!”

Champion figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu to make on-screen acting debut as samurai lord: He’s handsome, talented and an Olympic gold medalist. And now, figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu will be making his screen debut as a samurai lord in the Edo period. Hanyu captured the nation’s collective heart when he won the gold medal at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Now, he is set…

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Hanyu first to nail quadruple loop | The Japan Times: Yuzuru Hanyu became the first figure skater to succeed in a quadruple loop and topped the Autumn Classic International after the short program on Friday, s

Hanyu’s quad loop adds to Japan’s skating legacy | The Japan Times: The golden age of Japanese skating is now in its 12th season and shows no signs of abating anytime soon. Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu became the first ska

Yuzuru Hanyu short program analysis: Figure Skating blog that covers a big part of the figure skating competitions and provides technical explanations and focuses on single athletes.

How Yuzuru Hanyu Destroyed the Olympic Men’s Figure Skating Competition, in GIFs: Barring some disaster in which Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu and Canada's Patrick Chan forget how to skate, the gold medal will come down these two men. Here's how they absolutely demolished the rest of the men's field, in GIFs.

Yuzuru Hanyu – Ice Skates – Edea: Yuzuru was born on 7th December 1994 in Sendai, Japan. His name means ‘taut rope’ that is symbol of straightness, trust and strength. Yuzuru Hany won a second consecutive Olympic Gold Medal, and the 1000th Gold Medal of the Olympic Games. Yuzuru is a complete skater: • His jumps are the first thing you notice …

Orser says Hanyu is greatest ever | The Japan Times: “I have to say, he is the greatest of all time. That’s for sure.” The words of Brian Orser resonate more than ever after Yuzuru Hanyu became the first man

Opining on Olympic men (part 2): Yuzuru Hanyu, no doubt, the greatest — Rocker Skating – Analysis by Jackie Wong: Today, Yuzuru Hanyu is spelled G.O.A.T.

Hanyu’s legend continues to grow with latest masterpiece | The Japan Times: It has been 12 days now since Yuzuru Hanyu’s epic free skate at the world championships in Helsinki won him a second title, and rather than receding into t

Hanyu bags first Four Continents gold | Golden Skate: Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu easily maintained the lead to win his first title in this event after an exciting Men’s Free Skate on Sunday afternoon in Seoul, Korea.

Hanyu lands new record score at Four Continents | Golden Skate: The Men’s Short Program was filled with many stellar performances on Friday, with Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu taking the lead with a new record score.

Uno edges out Hanyu for fourth consecutive national title | Golden Skate: Shoma Uno surprised in Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday, edging out favorite Yuzuru Hanyu to reclaim his fourth consecutive national title.

Hanyu takes lead; Uno impresses at Japanese Nationals | Golden Skate: After withdrawing from the last three consecutive championships, four-time national champion Yuzuru Hanyu is competing in Tokyo this year and is currently in first place after the Short Program.

USA’s Chen “very happy” with score at Grand Prix Final | Golden Skate: USA’s Nathan Chen took the lead in the Men’s Short Program in Torino, Italy, on Thursday evening, edging out Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu by nearly 13 points.

Hanyu wins fourth NHK Trophy title with 55 points to spare | Golden Skate: In his sixth appearance at this event, two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan took his fourth NHK Trophy title with just over 55 points to spare on Saturday.

Hanyu takes 18-point lead at NHK Trophy | Golden Skate: Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan is in first place with an 18-point lead after the Men’s Short Program at 2019 NHK Trophy in Sapporo, Japan.

Yuzuru Hanyu wins Skate Canada by largest margin in Grand Prix history – OlympicTalk | NBC Sports: Yuzuru Hanyu easily bettered Nathan Chen’s score from Skate America.

Hanyu takes first Skate Canada gold in Kelowna | Golden Skate: Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu easily took the center podium to win his first Skate Canada gold with a whopping 60 points to spare in Kelowna, B.C. on Saturday night.

Japan’s Yuzuru front-runner at 2019 Skate Canada | Golden Skate: 2019 Skate Canada Men’s Short Program Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu easily took the lead after the Men’s Short Program on Friday night at 2019 Skate Canada International with 20 points to spare. USA’s Camden Pulkinen is in a solid second in his Grand Prix debut, followed by Canada’s Nam Nguyen. Hanyu didn’t disappoint when he took …

Yuzuru Hanyu opens season with win; Nathan Chen challenge coming – OlympicTalk | NBC Sports: Yuzuru Hanyu won the Autumn Classic against a field lacking the world’s best.

Figure skating: Yuzuru Hanyu to miss World Team Trophy due to ankle injury: Yuzuru Hanyu will miss next month’s ISU World Team Trophy as he has yet to fully recover from his ankle injury, the Japan Skating Federation says.

Figure skating: Nathan Chen repeats worlds title, Yuzuru Hanyu takes 2nd: Japan’s double Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu claims the silver in the men’s competition at the World Figure Skating Championships won by Nathan Chen of the United States.

Figure skating: Yuzuru Hanyu 3rd in men’s SP as Nathan Chen takes big lead: Japanese superstar Yuzuru Hanyu will have to come from behind if he is to win a third World Figure Skating Championships after finishing the men’s short program Thursday behind Americans Nathan Chen and Jason Brown.

Figure skating: Hanyu, Uno, Tanaka earn berths for 2019 worlds in Japan: Yuzuru Hanyu clinches a berth for next year’s world figure skating championships along with Shoma Uno and Keiji Tanaka

FIGURE SKATING/ Yuzuru Hanyu to miss GP Final due to right ankle injury:The Asahi Shimbun: Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will miss the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final due to a rig

Yuzuru Hanyu wants to skate in Grand Prix Final despite ankle injuries | The Japan Times: Walking on crutches at the Rostelcom Cup of Russia awards ceremony on Sunday, two-time Olympic men’s champion Yuzuru Hanyu has indicated he intends to skat

Yuzuru wins Rostelcom Cup gold in Moscow | Golden Skate: 2018 Rostelecom Cup Men’s Figure Skating Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu pocketed his second Grand Prix gold (278.42) after a comfortable lead on Saturday afternoon at 2018 Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, Russia. Morisi Kvitelashvili of Georgia maintained second to win silver (248.58), while Japan’s Kazuki Tomono rose from fourth to capture the bronze (238.73). Yuzuru took a hard fall on a quad loop …

FIGURE SKATING/ Gutsy Hanyu battles injury to capture 10th Grand Prix title:The Asahi Shimbun: MOSCOW–Even though he was not at his best, two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu gritted his way t

Yuzuru Hanyu wins Grand Prix of Helsinki in rout – OlympicTalk | NBC Sports: The Grand Prix season continues next week with NHK Trophy.

Yuzuru Hanyu Sets the Standard in Finland – International Figure Skating: Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu sets the bar in his 2018 Grand Prix debut on Saturday. The two-time and reigning Olympic champion did not disappoint.

Hanyu Skating For Himself This Season – International Figure Skating: With his second Olympic victory, the pressure has been relieved and Yuzuru Hanyu feels he can now just skate for himself.

Skating superstar Hanyu makes first performance since Winter Olympics – The Mainichi: TOKYO — Figure skating superstar Yuzuru Hanyu performed for the first time in public since the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics at an ice show here o

Hanyu skates in own show, will compete next season | The Japan Times: Yuzuru Hanyu on Friday skated in Japan for the first time since winning a second successive gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February, maki

Olympic figure skater Hanyu’s parade brings $16 mil. benefits: A parade held this spring to celebrate two-time figure skating Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu in his native Sendai in northeastern Japan generated an estimated 1.85 billion yen ($16 million) worth of economic impact, its organizer says.

Over 100,000 turn out as Olympic champ Hanyu parades in hometown Sendai – The Mainichi: SENDAI — Figure skating superstar Yuzuru Hanyu was all smiles as he waved to over 100,000 cheering fans while parading through a major thoroughfare h

Figure skating: Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu pulls out of Worlds: Japan federation: TOKYO (AFP) – Figure skating gold medallist Yuzuru Hanyu will not compete in March’s World Championships in Italy due to injury, Japan’s Skating Federation said on Wednesday (March 7).. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Yuzuru Hanyu Writes Another Chapter in Figure Skating Legend: Hanyu, of Japan, was good enough in the free skate to repeat as Olympic champion. The American Nathan Chen made up for a disastrous short program to finish fifth.

Yuzuru Hanyu takes lead after short program at Pyeongchang Games | The Japan Times: In incredibly dramatic fashion, Yuzuru Hanyu rose to the occasion in the short program at Gangneung Ice Arena on Friday afternoon. Hanyu’s score of 111.68

Yuzuru Hanyu Aiming For Gold – International Figure Skating: At a press conference held on Tue. Feb. 13 Yuzuru Hanyu spoke about his injury, recovery and preparation for these Olympic Winter Games.

Now you see me: Hanyu limbers up (very briefly) for Olympic defence: Japan’s figure skating king Yuzuru Hanyu kept it short Monday as he returned to the ice to prepare for the defence of his Olympic title in Pyeongchang after a three-month injury layoff. Less than 15 minutes later, he left the building, bowing as he said to journalists: “Thank you, I’ll

Figure skating: Hanyu takes first glides towards gold defense: Defending men’s figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu on Monday took several glides towards emulating a 66-year-old record by winning back-to-back Olympic gold medals with his first public appearance since a training injury last November.

Yuzuru Hanyu has first practice since arriving at Pyeongchang Olympics | The Japan Times: The real highlight of the skating day on Monday came not during the team event upstairs in the Gangneung Ice Arena, but downstairs in the evening at the pr

Figure skating: Defending Olympic champ Hanyu books ticket to Pyeongchang: Defending champion Yuzuru Hanyu books ticket to Pyeongchang Olympics, along with Shoma Uno, Keiji Tanaka, Satoko Miyahara and Kaori Sakamoto

Yuzuru Hanyu pulls out of nationals due to ankle injury | The Japan Times: Yuzuru Hanyu will not compete at the upcoming national championships due to his right-ankle injury, the World No. 1 said Monday in a statement through the

Star Yuzuru Hanyu pulls out of NHK Trophy with injury | The Japan Times: World and Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu withdrew from the NHK Trophy on Friday afternoon due to an injured lateral ligament in his right ankle, the Japan S

Yuzuru Hanyu Withdraws From Key Skating Event After Injury: Hanyu, the reigning Olympic champion, sustained ligament damage to his right ankle during an awkward landing of a four-revolution jump in training.

Hanyu 2nd after short program | The Japan Times: Defending Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu made two mistakes in his jumps Friday to finish second behind rival Nathan Chen in the men’s short program at the C

Figure skating: Hanyu 2nd in Autumn Classic after error-filled free: Yuzuru Hanyu proved he was human after all, settling for second place in the Autumn Classic International figure skating competition after an error-filled routine in the men’s free skating Saturday.

Hanyu returns to ‘Onmyoji’ soundtrack for Olympic season | The Japan Times: Reigning Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu said Tuesday he will be using the soundtrack from the film “Onmyoji” (The Yin-Yang Master) for his free skate progra

Olympic figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu starts season with new record — and a flop: Reigning Olympic figure-skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan began his season with a new world record at the Autumn Classic International in Quebec, Canada.

Hanyu’s path to 2nd Olympic gold was paved with patience: Yuzuru Hanyu was on crutches with a badly injured ankle when his coach, Brian Orser, asked the 2014 Olympic champion what was his goal was for 2018

Hanyu heads optimistically into Olympic season | Golden Skate: Japan’s super star Yuzuru Hanyu heads with confidence and optimism into the Olympic season following a year with some firsts.

Hanyu, Uno keep Japan in the lead at World Team Trophy | Golden Skate: Japan’s top stars Yuzuru Hanyu and Shoma Uno kept their team in the lead as the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy continued Friday in Tokyo.

Hanyu wins free skate as Japan leads at World Team Trophy: TOKYO (AP) � World champion Yuzuru Hanyu finished first in the free skate as Japan maintained its lead in the figure skating World Team Trophy on Friday.

Patrick Chan 5th at figure skating worlds, Yuzuru Hanyu roars to gold | CBC Sports: Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu produced a remarkable comeback to win the men’s world figure skating title Saturday in Helsinki, a key boost to his hopes of retaining his Olympic gold next year. Canada’s Patrick Chan, third before the free skate, finished off the podium in fifth.

Hanyu reclaims World title | Golden Skate: The top six men delivered in the free skate at the 2017 World Figure Skating Championship, impressing the audience in Helsinki, Finland, with a slew of stylish performances punctuated by quadruple jumps. In his sensitive and powerful interpretation of “Hope and Legacy” by Joe Hisaishi, Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu began his program with a smooth quadruple …

Hanyu takes third in short program at Four Continents | The Japan Times: Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu had to settle for third place after the men’s short program Friday at the Four Continents Championships. Hanyu, aiming for hi

Hanyu delivers in front of home crowd, takes gold | Golden Skate: Japanese skating hero Yuzuru Hanyu delivered under pressure in front of an enthusiastic home crowd and won gold, scoring 301.47 points on the way at 2016 NHK Trophy.

Yuzuru Hanyu struggles, Yevgenia Medvedeva stars at Skate Canada – OlympicTalk | NBC Sports: American Mirai Nagasu is far behind.

Hanyu wins fourth consecutive Grand Prix Final | Golden Skate: Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu won his fourth consecutive ISU Grand Prix Final with 293.90 points on the strength of his short program in Marseille, France.

Hanyu nabs fourth straight national title; Miyahara leads women’s field | The Japan Times: Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu wasn’t at his impeccable best in the men’s free skate, but still claimed his fourth straight national title on Saturday at th

Hanyu wants performances that stay in hearts | Golden Skate: The past few weeks have been very “meaningful” and “satisfying” for Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu, who has won nearly every competition this season. Thus far, he has broken a total of ten records. During the last week of November, the current Olympic champion demolished the records of both the short and long programs with two close-to-perfect …

Yuzuru Hanyu breaks world record in Grand Prix Final short program – OlympicTalk | NBC Sports: The free skate is Saturday.

No rest for Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu | Golden Skate: Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu began the 2015-16 figure skating season with a victory at the Autumn Classic in Barrie, Ont., followed by a silver medal at 2015 Skate Canada in Lethbridge, Alta. In Lethbridge, the 2014 Olympic champion found himself only in sixth place following the short program, mainly because he first popped his planned quad …

Hanyu takes lead in season debut | The Japan Times: Japan’s world and Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu took the lead after the men’s short program in his season debut at the Autumn Classic Intern

Hanyu sidelined with foot injury | The Japan Times: Reigning Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will be off the ice for two months due to ligament damage in his left foot, the Japan Skating Federation said Tuesda

Yuzuru Hanyu breaks world records, three-peats at Grand Prix Final – OlympicTalk | NBC Sports: Hanyu is the first man to win three straight Grand Prix Finals.

Hanyu claims third national title by impressive margin | The Japan Times: Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu overcame a fall on the opening jump of his free skate to capture his third straight national title at the All-Japan

Hanyu: ‘Failure is the stepping stone for success’ | Golden Skate: The 2014-15 season was certainly not a mundane one for Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu, who had a spectacular the year before when he claimed not only Olympic gold, but the World and Grand Prix Final title as well.

Yuzuru Hanyu sneaks into Grand Prix Final – OlympicTalk | NBC Sports: Hanyu made the Grand Prix Final by .15, knocking out an American.

Determined Hanyu books spot in Grand Prix Final by razor-thin margin | The Japan Times: Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu qualified for the Grand Prix Final by the slimmest of margins with a fourth-place finish in the NHK Trophy on Satur

Hanyu struggles in short program at NHK Trophy | The Japan Times: Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu returned to competition for the first time since his collision with China’s Yan Han three weeks ago and fell twice

Olympic Champion Hanyu keeps up the challenge: Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan hopes to challenge at the 2014 ISU Grand Prix Final that will take place in less than two weeks.

Hanyu ‘determined’ to qualify for Grand Prix Final | The Japan Times: World and Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu, who suffered injuries in a collision during a free-skate warm-up earlier this month, says he is determined to make

Yuzuru Hanyu out 2-3 weeks after bloody collision – OlympicTalk | NBC Sports: Hanyu hasn’t pulled out of his next event yet.

Olympic champ Hanyu out 2-3 weeks after warmup collision | CBC Sports: Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will need two to three weeks to recover from injuries resulting from a scary collision with another skater in warm-ups at the Cup of China.

Yuzuru Hanyu finishes second at Cup of China after bloody warm-up collision (video) – OlympicTalk | NBC Sports: “You’ve got to keep breathing,” Hanyu’s coach told him.

Bloodied Hanyu earns silver at Cup of China | CBC Sports: Visibly shaken and with gauze wrapped around his head, reigning Olympic and world figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu decided to stay in the Cup of China competition on Saturday, and won silver.

Yuzuru Hanyu (back) pulls out of first event this season – OlympicTalk | NBC Sports: Olympic champion’s scheduled Grand Prix events are in November.

Olympic champ Yuzuru Hanyu wins world championship with strong free skate: Japanese teenager becomes the first man in 12 years on Friday to win the Olympic and world figure skating titles in the same year

Hanyu gets hero’s welcome in parade | The Japan Times: Sochi Olympic figure skating gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu on Saturday was honored in a parade in his hometown, with some 92,000 people gathering to see the e

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan Wins Men’s Figure Skating Gold: Hanyu, who fled the tsunami and earthquake in Japan in 2011, won the first men’s singles skating gold in his country’s history despite falling during his long program routine.

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan survives two falls to win figure skating gold: 19-year-old becomes first Asian man to win Olympic figure skating gold; Patrick Chan of Canada takes silver

Hanyu Gives Japan Lead in Team Figure Skating: Yuzuru Hanyu gave Japan the lead in the new team figure skating competition Thursday night at the Sochi Olympics.

Hanyu wins All-Japan, secures Sochi berth: SAITAMA—Teenager Yuzuru Hanyu won the men’s title at the All-Japan Figure Skating Championships on Sunday night, clinching a spot on Japan’s team for the upcoming Sochi Olympics.

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan beats Patrick Chan in free skate to win Grand Prix Final: FUKUOKA, Japan — Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan brushed off a fall and merely increased his lead in beating three-time world champion Patrick Chan of Canada at…

Japan win raises roof in tsunami morgue: RIFU, Japan — Local schoolboy Yuzuru Hanyu’s emotional figure skating victory in an arena pressed into service as a morgue after the Japanese tsunami was a tonic for an area struggling to get back on its feet.

Hanyu seeks Olympic glory after disaster: RIFU, Japan — A couple of morning earth tremors and two pratfalls on the ice failed to stop 17-year-old Yuzuru Hanyu from gliding to a figure skating Grand Prix victory in his tsunami-hit home town.

Hanyu breaks sets skating world record at home GP: RIFU, Japan — Hometown boy Yuzuru Hanyu broke his own short-programme world record to lead the figure skating Grand Prix in Japan at an arena that doubled as a mortuary after the 2011 quake-tsunami disaster.

Yuzuru Hanyu: Shooting for the top: Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu is already part of the next generation and is an alternate for Worlds with impressive credentials as the reigning Four Continents silver medalist and 2010 World Junior Champion.

Figure skater Hanyu among 684 spring decoration recipients | The Japan Times: Nineteen-year-old figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu, who won a gold medal in the Sochi Olympics, is among the 684 people and 23 groups receiving this year’s sprin

Figure skating star Hanyu awarded second Japan gov’t decoration – The Mainichi: Figure skating superstar Yuzuru Hanyu was awarded the Medal with Purple Ribbon decoration by the Japanese government on April 28, for the second time

Olympic figure skating champ Yuzuru Hanyu to receive People’s Honor Award: The Japanese government will confer the People’s Honor Award on two-time Olympic figure skating gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu, its top spokesman says, making him the first figure skater to receive the honor.

Hanyu first to nail quadruple loop | The Japan Times: Yuzuru Hanyu became the first figure skater to succeed in a quadruple loop and topped the Autumn Classic International after the short program on Friday, s

Yuzuru Hanyu’s second Olympic title reaffirms greatness | The Japan Times: Yuzuru Hanyu’s epic performance in the free skate at Gangneung Ice Arena on Saturday was one for the ages. Though not as technically sound as his brilliant

My botty best at summarizing from Wikipedia: Yuzuru Hanyu is a Japanese figure skater who competes in the men’s singles discipline . he is the first male singles skater to achieve a Super Slam . the two-time Hanyu is the first Asian figure skater competing in men’s singles to win the Olympic gold . at nineteen years old, he was youngest male skater to win Olympic title since Dick Button in 1948 . Hanyu is the first men’s singles skater from Asia to win multiple World Championships . he began skating at the age of four, following his older sister to the rink . his figure skating idol was E Hanyu first competed nationally as a novice skater in the 2004–05 season . he skated at the 2004 Japan Novice Championships in the Novice B category . his home rink closed due to financial Hanyu competed at the 2007 Japan Novice Championships in the Novice A category . he was invited to compete in the 2007–08 Japan Junior Championships, where he won the bronze medal . the medal also earned him an invitation to compete on the senior level at the 2008–09 Japan Championships, where he placed 8th . at the 2009 World Junior Championships in February, Hanyu placed 11th in the short Hanyu placed first on the junior level at the 2009–10 Japan Junior Championships . he also competed at the senior level, where he came in sixth . after placing third in the short program and first in the Hanyu’s assignments for the 2010–11 Grand Prix series were the 2010 NHK Trophy and the 2010 Cup of Russia . in his senior debut, he placed 5th in the short program with 69.31 points water pipes under the ice at his home rink burst as a result of the April 2011 earthquake . he trained in Yokohama and Hachinohe, Aomori until his rink for the 2011–12 Grand Prix series, he was assigned to the 2011 Cup of China and the 2011 Rostelecom Cup . Hanyu finished 4th at the Cup of china, then won the rostelecom cup with Hanyu increased his on-ice training to 3–4 hours a day, up from 1–2 hours . limited ice time in Sendai, schooling, and asthma . landed two quadruple Hanyu qualified for the 2012–13 Grand Prix Final in Sochi, where he finished second . in 2012, he claimed his first national title after placing first in the short program and second in the free skating . Hanyu placed first in the short program with 99.84 points and set a new world record . he also won the free skating with a personal best of 193.41 despite falling on the quadruple sal he broke his own world record in the men’s short program individual event . he was the first skater to score over 100 points in the short program . Hanyu won the first Olympic gold medal for Japan in men Hanyu was the youngest winner of the Olympic men’s title since American Dick Button in 1948 . he was also the only Japanese athlete to win gold in Sochi . Hanyu came back with a free skating earning 191.35 points to win that segment of the competition and claiming his first World title scoring 282.59 points overall . his total score was 0.33 points ahead of silver medalist he fell five times in the free skating, but scored enough to win the silver medal . after the competition, he received stitches on his head and chin . bruising to his chin and head, hurt his midriff and left thigh, and sprained his ankle . he struggled in the short program, placing fifth . the next day, he continued he placed first in both short program and free skating with a total score of 286.86 points . he withdrew from the gala following the competition due to abdominal pain . Hanyu was diagnosed with in the middle of February, he sprained his right ankle and suspended on-ice training for two weeks . he competed at the 2015 world championships, where he scored a season’s best in the he scored 24 points to help Team Japan win the bronze medal, behind Team USA and Team Russia . he was the only skater to win both segments in that competition . at the 2015 NHK Trophy, Hanyu placed first in the short program with a world record score of 106.33 . in the free skating, he landed three clean quadruple jumps, two clean Hanyu is the first man to have won Grand Prix Final for three consecutive seasons . he won with a margin of 37.48 points, breaking the previous record held by Evgeni Plushenko in 2004 . Hanyu finished the free skating competition in 2nd place, behind Javier Fernandez . he had been dealing with pain in his left foot since the beginning of the season . on may 26, the jsf announced Hanyu is the first skater in history to successfully land a quadruple Loop in competition . at the 2016 Skate Canada International, he placed fourth in the short program . he led this segment of the Hanyu broke the three-hundred point barrier again, scoring 301.47 . at the 2016–17 Grand Prix Final in Marseille he placed first in the short program with 106.53 points . at the 2017 Four Continents Championships, Hanyu placed third in the short program due to a mistake in his combination . he placed first in the free skating with a score of 206.67, but Hanyu scores 223.20 in the free skating and sets a new world record and a personal best . he finishes the competition with 321.59 points, winning his second World title . at the 2017 World Team Trophy he set a new world record for the short program . he also landed his first quadruple lutz in competition . Hanyu took gold with Team . Hanyu performed an error-filled program during the free skating . he won the silver medal overall behind Javier Fernández . despite making mistakes on two of his jumping passes, his performance pulls him to first in the free skating . overall, he finished second behind Nathan Chen by around three points . Hanyu injured a lateral ligament in despite missing the event serving as an Olympic qualifier for Japanese skaters, he would be assured of a spot on the Olympic team . on february 16, Hanyu performed a flawless short program, scoring he earned 317.85 points overall, winning his second consecutive Olympic gold medal . the feat had not been achieved since Dick Button’s back-to-back titles in 1948 and 1952 . Hanyu’s medal Hanyu was the most discussed and mentioned athlete of these Olympics on twitter . during a press conference on february 18, he revealed that he performed his Olympic practices on strong painkillers . the ankle injury he in April 2018, Hanyu hosted his first self-produced show, “Continues with Wings” he invited skaters who influenced and inspired him throughout his career . on June 1, 2018, it was announced that Han Hanyu set 6 new world records and won a silver medal at the 2019 world championships . his short program will be set to “Otoal” by Ral di Blasio and choreographed Hanyu remarked “i think, and feel, that I can skate for myself from now on” he received 97.74 points for his short program after invalidating one of his spins . in the free skating, Hanyu received 165.91 points due to several mistakes on his jumps . he finished first overall with a score of 263.65 thanks to his lead after the short program . at his he placed first in the free skating with a score of 167.89, and placed first overall . this marked the first time Hanyu won gold at both of his Grand Prix assignments . “i thought about withdrawing despite missing nationals, Hanyu was assigned to represent Japan at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Japan . the competition was destined to be his comeback event after the injury he sustained in he came in third after the short program due to invalidating one of his elements . he placed second in the free skate with a score of 206.10 after delivering a nearly clean program . both his free the expected timing of his recovery is uncertain . he will not be participating in the season’s final event due to his injury . Hanyu placed first in both programs to claim the gold medal . Hanyu placed first in the short program with a clean skate, twenty points ahead of American Camden Pulkinen . his 59.82-point margin over silver medalist Nam Nguyen was the widest Hanyu’s coach Ghislain Briand was delayed in traveling to the event . he had no coach present for the competition’s first segment . in the free skate, he finished second behind Chen . the free skate coincided with Hanyu’s birthday . he placed first in the short program, 5.01 points ahead of Shoma Uno . several jump errors saw him place third in the segment . Hanyu is the first male singles skater to win all of the major ISU championship events at junior and senior levels . he won the gold medal overall with 299.42 points in the free skate segment . Hany the 2006 Olympic silver medalist Stephane Lambiel described him as “the most complete athlete in figure skating, probably ever” his skating techniques include the biellmann spin and the doughnut spin . his signature moves include the lay Hanyu is the first figure skater to successfully land a quadruple loop in an ISU sanctioned competition after performing it in the short program at the Autumn Classic International in Montreal, Canada on September 30, 2016 . in switching, Hanyu continued to go to high school in Sendai, but also made frequent trips to Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club . in his junior career, all of his programs were choreographed by Hanyu endorsed all nippon Airways’ new line of flight attendant outfits . he starred in a TV commercial for Capcom’s new video game “Monster Hunter 4G” he also Hanyu is a spokesman for the red cross’s blood donation campaign . he was directly affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami . after the disaster, he skated ice shows to raise money for the a total of 11,638,660 was donated to Sendai ice rink from royalties of blue flames . his second autobiography, Blue Flames II, was released in 2016 . royalties in 2014, Hanyu held a one night ice show broadcast on 24Hour TV to bring in donations . since February 2015, he is the spokesman for reconstruction efforts led by the Japanese Red Cross Society . Hanyu’s first DVD/Blu-ray album, Time of Awakening, was released on may 21, 2014 . it was the first DVD from an athlete to top Oricon’s DVD ranking since 1999 his first photo book, YUZURU, was released on October 4 of the same year . it ranked first in Oricon’s weekly charts for photos and sport-related categories . Yuzuru Han Hanyu has broken 12 world records scores before the 2018–19 season . first male single skater to achieve a Super Slam. first skater in history to successfully land a quadruple loop in competition. first skater to successfully land a quadruple toe loop-triple Axel sequence in competition . Hanyu had been ranked first in the world standings for 5 consecutive seasons .