Yuzuru Hanyu continues to push the boundaries despite the end of his competitive career

Yuzuru Hanyu may have retired from the figure skating arena after winning every major award in his illustrious career, but the 27-year-old supernova shows no sign of waning in his pursuit of excellence.

Seeking to avoid the word “retire,” Hanyu announced at a crowded press conference Tuesday that he had decided not to compete again, with the two-time Olympic and world champion saying he was now looking forward to a fresh start.

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