A new ace named Park Ji-won, who has won 14 World Cup gold medals, appeared in the Korean men’s short track this season.
Reporter Lee Jun-hee met Park Ji-won, who said he would stand on the Olympic stage even after serving in the military.
Lee is in full swing preparing for the world championships by cutting the ice with Choi Min-jung.
Park Ji-won, a surprise star in Korean ice skating, boasts a stature comparable to Choi Min-jung this season. 메이저사이트
Park Ji-won, who won 14 gold medals in the 6 World Cup series, proudly took first place in the World Cup overall and even became the star of the first crystal glove.
The secret to unlocking his potential at the age of 28 was the Beijing Olympics, which he had no choice but to watch on television.
[Park Ji-won: “Actually, it’s true that it was difficult. I had to do better again, and I thought that if I prepared better, I could become a different me.”] Looking at the World Cup overall championship
trophy introduced for the first time this season, the weight of the world’s No. 1 for a long time I promise to enjoy it for a long time. [Soundbite] Park Ji-won/Short Track Speed Skating Representative : “This is very heavy. I think this weight is the weight that ranks first, and I am very happy
to be able to hold it and show it to you.”
Park Ji-won failed to complete his military service.
But even after serving in the military, he is determined to go to the Olympics.
[Soundbite] Park Ji -won/Short Track National Team Member : “I think (military service) is a natural duty and I will have to leave when the time comes, but until then I want to do my best as an athlete. I will come back even after I have been in the military.” The appearance of star Park Ji-won is breathing fresh energy into the Korean ice scene.