Johnny Weir On Sochi, Skating, & Living An Authentic Life
MindBodyGreen: If you’ve paid any attention to figure skating in the past decade, chances are you’ve been charmed by Johnny Weir. This two-time Olympian dazzled audiences at Torino and Vancouver with his audacious authenticity. (Anyone remember his swan costume?)
He once told the New York Times that he wanted to show the world the artistic side of his sport. “Jumps are jumps, and everybody can do those jumps,” he said. “But not everybody can show something wonderful and special and unique and different.”
With this kind of charisma, it’s no wonder Weir was hired by NBC to be a commentator during the Sochi games. We caught up with him to find out about Sochi, skating, and more.
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