As the title asks, what is it with Asians and figure skating?
A quick look at the list of participants for figure skating in Vancouver shows Asian athletes representing places such as Germany, Russia, Australia, Georgia, Canada etc aside from the obvious Asian countires and the USA.
Figure Skating Athletes : Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics
The winter games is typically dominated (IMLE) by cold weather nations and the sports are typically more popular in those places. So why do Asians love figure skating (which I can attest to with my wifes mothers side of the family)? It isnt something that culturally would seem to fit.