Hello Mentor EP15 | Julian Yee – On Being Malaysia’s First Ever Olympic Figure Skater

“We were so narrow-minded back then because skating was very new to us, we didn’t know much. A lot of things we did were just within our community and that made me realize there’s so much more I can do with skating. ” – Julian Yee 

About The Episode

When no one else saw a future, he did. So he pursued it.

In this podcast episode, Julian shares his inspiring journey of being the first Olympic figure skater in Malaysia. He talks about his Olympics Winter Games experience in Korea and tips to cope with stressful situations. He shares ways on how to stay disciplined and several important lessons he learnt throughout his journey.

Getting to Know Julian Yee

Julian Yee (@julianyeeee) is a National Figure Skating Athlete. He represented Malaysia at the 2018 winter olympics which made him the first Malaysian Winter Olympian. He is also a 2 time SEA Games Champion, 7 time National Champion and the Director of the Julian Yee Skating Academy.

To check out Julian Yee Skating Academy as mentioned in the podcast, here is the link: 


Hello Mentor is a podcast show that platforms raw discussions on career, ambition and success with inspiring individuals who are accomplished in their own rights.

Hello Mentor is hosted by Derek Toh, Founder and CEO of Hiredly.

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