Wow. Did you see Kim Yu-Na and Mao Asada compete tonight in the Winter Olympics? They’re both so good! Asada skated first; her performance was flawless and she was the only woman to do a triple axel, but Kim kicked her butt, scoring 78.50 points — a world record — to a James Bond number. Personally I thought the fingers-pointed-as-a-gun finish was kind of cheesy and found Asada to be the more elegant skater, but Kim really displayed a power and style that was unrivaled in the competition. Asada had 73.78 points.
The most touching performance was by Canada’s Joannie Rochette. Her mom died just a few days ago, so she was competing while mourning — when she finished she broke down in tears, but skated her personal best and came in third.