Evgenia Medvedeva: Free program in Canada we skated together – me and fans
In the interview for Russian Channel 1 Evgenia Medvedeva told how she coped with the unsuccessful short program at the Grand Prix in Canada.
Evgenia: I always say that if there are any mistakes, it means I missed something or didn’t work enough.
Usually, right after the performance, I understand where I didn’t do something. There was no explanation for the short program in Canada.
I wasn’t upset because I fell or there was an underrotation. I was upset not because of mistakes, but because a colossal, titanic work that was done, Brian [Orser] worked with me from morning till night at the rink, and all the run-throughs were clean, everything was fine.
And my head was cold, I wasn’t nervous, for some reason many people think that I was shaking me with fear. No.
I did not understand why did it happen, that’s why there was such a disappointment. Yes, it demotivates, I don’t want to lie – we are all people. But it demotivated me probably for two hours.
Two hours later, I was fine, talked with relatives, they helped me feel better, and strength appeared. Close people helped me: mom, friends, coaches.
I tried not to go to social networks, but it is very difficult to miss this much of positives. I want to say that this is your merit (of the fans), too, because we skated the free program together.
I do not want to talk neither about my plans, nor about how I feel. I know what went wrong, I know what to work on. I’ll fix it and at the Russian Grand Prix I’ll try to prevent this from happening again.
text version by Marina Selenkova for sports.ru
Related topics: Evgenia Medvedeva, Skate Canada
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