Like many guys his age, Patrick Chan loves to play video games.

But to an extent.

The 22-year-old Ottawa native can only handle so much sitting around.

“I do love video games. But after a while, you feel like you really need to get up and do something,” he tells Sun Media in a phone interview.

“There isn’t quite a feeling you get from playing video games that you get when you’re playing sports, which is like a sense of euphoria. You just get the satisfaction of doing something active and feeling good after.”

Besides, Chan didn’t become a three-time world figure skating champion by sitting on his couch....