I live in Kaartinkaupunki, right in the heart of the city.
And summertime is beautiful: people are happy and full of energy after hibernating during the long winter months.
I put a lot a pressure to prove something to other people, as opposed to proving to myself. I'm just trying to stay ahead of my game, or my own challenges." Skating to "A Journey," a piece of music written by Canadian men's skater Eric Radford, Chan opened with a quad toe loop-triple toe loop combination, then reeled off a huge quad Salchow, which he added to his repertoire this season.
"My approach today was to forget everything that's going on around me, forget how Yuzu (Hanyu) skated or anybody else before me and just put out what I can put out. He bobbled the landing of his third quad, a toe loop, but it marked the first time he'd rotated three quads in competition without a fall. I'm not like some of these guys who just roll out of bed and do it. That's just the type of athlete I am, my build, my genetics, I just need to be smart.
But there are no places in Helsinki for visitors to experience a real traditional wood heated smoke sauna combined with taking a plunge in a lake or the Baltic Sea, so we needed to change that. It's a purifying experience to jump into the cool water after sweating out toxins in the hot, dry sauna.