Zoe Jones: “At my 42, I would still skate, to be honest. But we’re a pair, and I don’t have the right to hold a person if he is tired of the sport.”
Zoe Jones, representing the UK in pair with the Christopher Boyadji, intends to retire. The World Championships now taking place in Montpellier will be their last competitions.
Zoe Jones: This is my partner’s decision. Christopher wants to develop as a coach. We train kids together at the Swindon skating rink, he also has his own elite skating school and another business that he is trying to build from scratch. Plus, Christopher has applied to become a technical specialist. At my 42, I would still skate, to be honest. There’s such a desire. But we are a pair, and I don’t have the right to hold a person if he is tired of the sport.
The figure skater noted that her 14-year-old twin daughters Zarah and Zinia are actively continuing the dynasty, making progress on the ice.
Zoe Jones: Well, it’s time to give them priority attention, and our other athletes too. Now I will finally dedicate my life to coaching. I will do everything possible so that my children have a rich long career.
“Among those who skated, the Japanese was the best, but this is a performance of twenty years ago.” Tatiana Tarasova about women’s short program at Worlds