"Before there was no one to hold on to, only my mom but no one else."So I’m holding on to God. Every competition I ask him for help and confidence and it really works!"

"Every competition it’s ‘Mom did you bring my Baby Jesus? Mom did you bring my Mama Mary? Mom did you bring your rosary?’

Michael Christian Martinez , the lone Philippine athlete at Sochi Winter Olympics for figure skating and the first for South East Asia. This kid is considered an underdog who came from a tropical country that has only 2 skating rinks and no permanent coach. I wish him luck.