Figure skater Hanyu's new coach, Orser, who trained Kim Yuna
The world figure skating bronze medalist, mens' singles hope, Hanyu Yuzuru (17, Miyagi, Tohoku High), has decided to be coached by Canadian coach Brian Orser, who led Kim Yuna (South Korea) to the gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. JSF chairman, Ito Hidehito, revealed on the 25th.
From now on, he'll be working with Orser who is based in Toronto, Canada. According to Chairman Ito, Hanyu's intention for this decision is, "I want to go abroad to raise my level," leaving Coach Abe Nanami who he has trained under with for many years in his local Sendai.