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Yuna Kim Practices 2014 Olympics Program At Korean Nationals [VIDEO]: Olympic Figure Skater Greets Fans With New Year Message

By Robert Kuang | January 01, 2014 01:01 PM EST

Yuna Kim is starting the New Year on familiar ground as she begins practicing her short program and free skate at the 2014 Korean Figure Skating Nationals.

After sustaining a foot injury during the 2013-2014 Grand Prix season, Yuna Kim returned to competition ice at the Golden Spin in Zagreb last month, debuting her Olympic short program and free skate.

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However, with the 2014 Sochi Olympics just a little over a month away, Yuna Kim is returning to home ice at the 2014 Korean Figure Skating Nationals to fine-tune her programs.

The 2014 Nationals are being hosted by Goyang Eoullimnuri Ice Rink near Seoul from January 3 to January 5, and it will be the final competition for Yuna Kim before Sochi.

Here is the championship schedule:

January 3 (Friday)
Official Practice starts at 18:00

January 4 (Saturday)
Official Practice starts at 7:00
Short Program starts at 14:04; last group begins at 17:12

January 5 (Sunday)
Official Practice starts at 8:15
Free Skating starts at 12:54; last group begins at 15:32

In the video below, you can check out Yuna Kim warming up for the first time at the ice rink where the championship is being held. Although we cannot hear her program music, you can see her classic jump technique and beautiful choreography.


In addition, Yuna Kim is celebrating 2014 with a Happy New Year message for her fans around the globe:


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