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Twilight Figure-Skating Routine Captures Internet's Heart

Andrea Park
Bella + Edward 4ever!

The 2018 Winter Games, in Pyeongchang, South Korea, mark the first-ever Olympics where figure skaters have been allowed to perform to music with lyrics. So far, France's Maé-Bérénice Méité absolutely slayed while skating to Beyoncé, while others chose to perform to "Despacito" and songs by Adele and Christina Aguilera. One athlete, however, mixed up this menu of mostly pop hits to transport us all back to 2011 — and people are loving it.

On Thursday, China's Yan Han danced in the men's single short program competition to Christina Perri's "A Thousand Years," Cosmopolitan reports. You'll recall, of course, that the song plays during the credits of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1, after Bella Swan has married her sparkly vampire boyfriend, Edward Cullen, and then, since the song became so popular with Twilight fans afterward, once again in the second Breaking Dawn installment, when Bella lets Edward see all her favorite memories with him.

Sadly, the 21-year-old's routine (you can see a similar one he did to the same song back in November here) placed 19th overall — as some Twitter users noted, the song's lyrics about literally "falling" in love didn't bode well for a stunt-filled figure-skating routine — but it quickly shot its way to first place in the hearts of Twihards around the world. "Team edward? no. team jacob? no. there's only team yan han," one wise Twitter user wrote on Thursday.

Twilight haters, however, were less impressed. "Skating to Twilight should be a mandatory point deduction," one person, apparently a member of Team Jacob, tweeted. "The olympics is draining so much life from me I HAD TO LISTEN TO THE TWILIGHT SOUNDTRACK AND WONDERWALL WITHIN THE SAME HOUR," another complained. (Germany's Paul Fentz performed to a jazzy cover of the divisive Oasis classic on Thursday.)

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