A Guy Figure Skated To Lil Jon's "Turn Down For What" At The National Championships

Figure skaters can now use music with lyrics, and Jimmy Ma is going ALL OUT.

This is 22-year-old figure skater Jimmy Ma from Queens, New York.

This is 22-year-old figure skater Jimmy Ma from Queens, New York.

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At Thursday’s US Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, California, Ma was among the skaters competing in the mens’ short program.

At Thursday's US Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, California, Ma was among the skaters competing in the mens' short program.

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“We kind of wanted to make something that had a lot of excitement,” Ma told BuzzFeed News on Friday. “Something to get the older generation excited and also draw in a new audience.”

"We kind of wanted to make something that had a lot of excitement," Ma told BuzzFeed News on Friday. "Something to get the older generation excited and also draw in a new audience."

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Ma told BuzzFeed News he had considered a lot of songs during training, but something just “clicked” when he got on the ice and started skating to Lil Jon.

Ma told BuzzFeed News he had considered a lot of songs during training, but something just "clicked" when he got on the ice and started skating to Lil Jon.

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“It feels amazing that this many people enjoyed it and it resonated with a wider audience,” Ma said.

"It feels amazing that this many people enjoyed it and it resonated with a wider audience," Ma said.

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It’s not over for Ma just yet, though. On Saturday, he’s set to compete in the free skate section, but he’ll be switching up the music just a bit, performing to…a classical piece by Rachmaninoff.

Instagram: @jimmy_mf_ma

Source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/usnews.xml

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