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Sport 'The whole thing could just pop off': South Korean figure skater battles wardrobe malfunction

01:06  12 february  2018
01:06  12 february  2018 Source:   washingtonpost.com

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“If that comes undone, the whole thing could just pop off . I was terrified the entire program.” She kept skating , albeit it with gritted teeth and while And Tonya Harding thought her broken skate lace was a big deal. Luckily, Min was spared the biggest wardrobe fail this side of Janet Jackson’s Super Bowl

While making her Olympic debut, Min suffered a wardrobe malfunction when her costume almost fell off Sunday as she competed in the figure skating team event for South Korea . If that comes undone, the whole thing could just pop off . I was terrified the entire program."

Eek. (Tatyana Zenkovich / EPA / REX / Shutterstock (9373337ti)© Provided by WP Company LLC d/b/a The Washington Post Eek. (Tatyana Zenkovich / EPA / REX / Shutterstock (9373337ti) Perhaps, next time, two hooks would be a good idea.

Yura Min was on thin ice during the team figure skating team short dance when, skating with partner Alexander Gamelin for South Korea, Min experienced a nightmare.

“Five seconds into the routine, my hook came undone,” Min, who was born in California and has dual American and South Korean citizenship, said (via the Detroit Free Press).

Given the athleticism of ice dancing, the hooks on those costumes can come under a lot of stress, and Min had a sinking feeling as it gave way.

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South Korean figure skater Yura Min did not let a sartorial setback ruin her 2018 Winter Olympic ambitions. A clasp on her red dress slipped just seconds into her pairs figure skating routine on Sunday. It was the first Olympic event for her and partner Alexander Gamelin, and Min had to readjust

If that comes undone, the whole thing could just pop off ," she said. "I was terrified the entire program." There was a #KOR wardrobe malfunction The American-born pair, competing for South Korea at PyeongChang 2018, will get another chance later this month when they compete in the

“I was like, ‘Oh no!’ ” she said. “If that comes undone, the whole thing could just pop off. I was terrified the entire program.”

She kept skating, albeit it with gritted teeth and while improvising with Gamelin, with her arms held back to keep her top in place in what was only the biggest competition of her life. She was especially vulnerable during her twizzles, a synchronized side-by-side move.

“It started to come down so I had to stop my twizzle and pull it back up,” she said (via the Associated Press).

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South Korean figure skater Yura Min did not let a sartorial setback ruin her 2018 Winter Olympic ambitions. A clasp on her red dress slipped just seconds into her pairs figure skating routine on "If that comes undone, the whole thing could just pop off . I was terrified the entire programme."

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And Tonya Harding thought her broken skate lace was a big deal. Luckily, Min was spared the biggest wardrobe fail this side of Janet Jackson’s Super Bowl halftime show.

“This is my first Olympics, our first program and if my top were to come down, that would have been a disaster” she said. “I was very nervous that the entire thing was going to come off.”

Phew.

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