‘One step at a time’ remains Ge’s main philosophy

Misha Ge of Uzbekistan

What do figure skaters usually do during an offseason? The answer seems obvious: they have some rest and then begin preparation for the next season. Some of them also take part in ice shows. 

But for the 24-year-old Uzbekistani skater Misha Ge this summer was filled with much more activity.

Ge is well-known in figure skating community by his unique style and very creative approach to performances, which attracts fans from around the globe. But not many people know that this young man is also seriously trying his hand in choreography and sports management. Particularly notable is the fact that the term interne or trainee can hardly be applied to him: Ge prefers practical tasks with specific goals.

He already can proudly put on his CV choreographic work with several skaters and famous ice shows like Artistry on Ice and very serious sports management experience with Beijing bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Who knows, maybe that’s why they won it.

At the same time, Ge is working hard, preparing for the coming competitive season, which will have a special significance for the Chinese descent after his big success at 2015 Worlds. Recall that Los Angeles-Beijing resident finished sixth in Shanghai and by doing so made his best career season so far.

“I want to say big thank you to all my fans around the world for all your amazing support through good and bad times. It is a power for me to improve and become better. I would not have this kind of results I have today without your great support,” Misha commented.

Icenetwork talked with Uzbekistani skater about his eventful summer, preparation for the new season, pros and cons with living in two different cities and about his main expectations for the new skating year. Check out his interview >

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