“The pairs’ competition is wrapping up at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Pairs’ medals will be awarded at the conclusion of the pairs’ free skate, so this is the time to go big or go home. For Team China’s Xiaoyu Yu and Hao Zhang, they put it all on the line with a routine set to the music from Star Wars.
The 2018 Winter Olympics mark the first year that figure skaters can use music with lyrics in their routines, and so we have seen a variety of music in these Games ranging from Elvis and the Beatles to Lorde and music from Moulin Rouge and La La Land. All of that comes in addition to the skaters who choose to stay with more traditional selections like the main theme from Swan Lake.
For Team China, it was the music from Star Wars that kicked off their free skate at the Olympics in the final night of the pairs’ competition. Their routine was set to a medley from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Star Wars: A New Hope and Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. […]”