Alex Ovechkin is always identifiable on the ice simply by his skates. You can’t possibly miss the bright yellow laces that are one of his trademarks.
In the Olympics the laces are still there but his skates will be even more eye-catching. That’s because Ovechkin, who has been tabbed as the face of these Olympics in Sochi, has special skates for the Games:
My skates,мои коньки!)) pic.twitter.com/aZaKwQpR4s
— Alex Ovechkin (@ovi8) February 10, 2014
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