As the Winter Olympics Games 2018 enters its eleventh day, the excitement around the sporting extravaganza is only escalating. And if there were already not enough reasons why Netizens were hooked to PyeongChang 2018, German figure skater Paul Fentz just gave fans yet another reason to enjoy the fantastic combination of dance and skating.
Taking the skating podium Fentz was seen decked up in a Game of Thrones-inspired outfit, and when the music began, it was nothing but GOT theme song. Yes, The 25-year-old Berlin-based athlete did not win over the judges but certainly won millions of hearts worldwide as he wowed viewers with his free skate routine to the iconic theme song. (ALSO SEE | VIDEOS: 7 Bollywood ON ICE performances to watch this winter)
And if his graceful moves and music were not enough to win hearts of GOT loyalist, people were amazed by his look. He took the centre stage donning a costume very similar to the worn by Jaime Lannister in the HBO’s hit series. And to top it up, he even wore special golden gloves with an extended sleeve to the detailed armour to represent his prosthetic hand! (ALSO SEE | VIDEO: ‘Ghoomar’ on ICE! This figure-skater beautifully twirls to Deepika Padukone’s ‘Padmaavat’ song)
Watch his performance here:
As his videos and photos started doing rounds on Twitter, users demanded he should be given the Gold Medal and couldn’t stop talking about how wonderful he looked. And even if it was not one of his best performances, Twitterati did not fail to critique his performance in GOT-like dialogues. “It was not his best, but a Lannister always pays his debts,” wrote someone.
— Harold & Maudecast (@haroldmaudecast) February 17, 2018
I am always in favor of Game if Thrones at all times, but during a figure skating routine? So. Into. It.
— Jessica Estepa (@jmestepa) February 17, 2018
PAUL FENTZ JUST SKATED TO GAME OF THRONES
ALL HAIL THE KING pic.twitter.com/DqvNXcKKmT
— SB Nation (@SBNation) February 17, 2018
— Crys Hodgens ✌🏻🖤 (@thehodgenator) February 17, 2018
Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir fangirling thru the Jaime Lannister skater has made my #Olympics
— Bernie (@bern1down) February 17, 2018
— Cameron Rasmusson (@cam_ras) February 17, 2018
— 👯Danceypants⚡ (@Pinkdiscoball77) February 17, 2018
— polo-me (@poulomi222) February 17, 2018
— Jennifer (@Draven1683) February 17, 2018
— Rach (@TVDTvMovieFan) February 17, 2018
I never took myself as one that would geek out at the #Olympics, BUT I CAN’T HANDLE SAILOR MOON & JAMIE LANNISTER I’VE SKATING IN THE SAME YEAR
Be still my heart 😍😍😍
— Alex Hareland (@alexhareland) February 17, 2018
— Emkay: All Mirth; No Matter (@jurisprudame) February 17, 2018
— So-called Adriana (@AD_PhD) February 17, 2018
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