Figure skater Jimmy Ma gave a bold performance at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, California. He skated to “Turn Down For What” by DJ Snake and Lil Jon.
His choice of music left the commentators at a loss for words:
Jimmy Ma brings it at U.S. Figure Skating Championships. pic.twitter.com/ywMuM0vM88
— Nick Zaccardi (@nzaccardi) January 5, 2018
Jimmy’s performance was so out of the ordinary, he caused a commotion on the internet:
Just when you think you’ve seen it all…figure skater Jimmy Ma skates to “Turn Down For What” at U.S. Nationals. The crowd went nuts when the beat dropped. Yes, modern music is fun!! #USChamps18 pic.twitter.com/KpXGHpFG4L
— Jackie Pepper ✊🏽☮️ (@Jackie_Pepper) January 5, 2018
Luv that he did something different
— Raul Miller (@onterloper4501) January 6, 2018
Give him the gold already!
— Trevon Carlson (@TrevonCarl) January 5, 2018
Dang he’s different. I like
— Tati (@DJSolera) January 5, 2018
People were loving the unusual mashup of figure skating to popular music:
oh. my. goodness! That was awesome. So much fun to see skating, instead one long jump prep after another. What fun!
— Mr Oliver (@mroliver916) January 5, 2018
LOVE that skate! Bold, Rold, Gold, Sold! 💖
— Mimi Lloyd (@MimiLloyd2u) January 5, 2018
This makes me soooo ready for the Olympics — yes I want more of this plz!
— Terri Bowers (@terri_bowers) January 6, 2018
Nice footwork – I’d like to see more skating like this! Make it a challenge! Keep the jumps, keep the technique, but add in some style like this. Make it something we haven’t seen before.
— Acey 🦉✨🎋 (@RangerAcey) January 6, 2018
Even non-ice skating fans were impressed:
Not my thing… but… wow!
— Xynyx Resists (@Xynyx2001) January 6, 2018
Jimmy’s performance was so lit, the commentators were thrown off their game:
— Poppy (@Marcodeplume) January 6, 2018
HAHAHAHAHAHA THE COMMENTARY!!! 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂"Was he talking about taking shots? … Woooow real aggressive"
— Trumpet Wom' (@trumpetgrrrl) January 6, 2018
This performance left some people dazed and confused but one thing is for sure: we want to see more of this!
He just made me feel dizzy
— fatima aweis ali (@fa_aways) January 6, 2018
Jimmy Ma brought it and the audience & judges loved it!!! No need for negative comments, congratulate! 🔥🔥🔥
— AllEyes (@IohlaT) January 6, 2018
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