Mikhail Kolyada: “I feel that I haven’t reached my maximum. I don’t want to end my career. I really enjoy skating.”
Mikhail Kolyada isn’t going to end his professional career and will continue to work with Alexei Mishin.
We had, – Kolyada answered the question if he had a conversation about continuing working with Mishin. – And, as it seemed to me, Alexei Nikolaevich was delighted. He said he enjoyed working with me. I don’t want to end my career. I really enjoy skating.”
Mikhail Kolyada: I feel that I have not reached my maximum. Yes, and it is impossible to predict which path the development of figure skating will take in the near future. People talk about different options. No one excludes that there will be a separation of the technical and artistic components. After all, in gymnastics there is an all-around, and there are separate apparatuses in which individual athletes specialize. Figure skating can also go this way. Together with the coach, we will build on how figure skating will develop in the world and in Russia.
And a comment from Alexei Mishin
Alexei Mishin: Kolyada continues his career. This is interesting. I need to find some key to it, because a new stage of our cooperation begins. It is too early to talk about specific plans, everything around is too uncertain.
Alexandra Trusova: “Probably, I can’t perform after the Olympics yet. It’s very difficult for me to move away and start performing again. So I want to wait a little.”