Twitter was buzzing while waiting for the ladies to take the Sochi ice Sunday morning.
Get ready for Yulia Lipnitskaya, guys! This girl's the eighth wonder of the world. #Sochi2014
— Alice Z. (@_thebookthief_) February 9, 2014
30 minutes until Yulia Lipnitskaya comes on and beats everyone. #russiansarecray
— Mel (@meowmelissa_) February 9, 2014
15-year-old Russian Yulia Lipnitskaya electrified the crowd in ladies' short yesterday. Can she do it again in free skate? Coming up — LIVE
— NBC Gold Zone (@NBC_GoldZone) February 9, 2014
Yes. Yes, she can and did. Viewers were blown away by her outstanding performance in the ladies free skate event.
You can't help but root for Yulia Lipnitskaya. She's just too good.
— Casey Kelley (@policygal) February 9, 2014
I’m no expert of figure skating by far. But … wow.
— The H2 (@TheH2) February 9, 2014
— Mary Elizabeth (@mchastain81) February 9, 2014
Holy crap, Yulia Lipnitskaya delivered. That was amazing. #sochi
— Katie (@ktryan18) February 9, 2014
— Irina Solomatina (@TennisTerrasse) February 9, 2014
— Nancy Chan (@nolimillie) February 9, 2014
— S. Tan 三里 (@Sannri) February 9, 2014
— Nina L. Diamond (@ninatypewriter) February 9, 2014
— Kike (@blueviking) February 9, 2014
— angela mader (@fitbook) February 9, 2014
Yulia lipnitskaya ? 15 years old from Russia and just crushed the competition. #Olympics2014
— TylerFromDunhams (@tylerlbg) February 9, 2014
“Goosebumps. Speechless. She was perfect from start to finish.” – @JohnnyGWeir on RUS Yulia Lipnitskaya in ladies’ free skate of team fig.
— NBC Sports PR (@NBCSportsPR) February 9, 2014
I can not even deal with Yulia Lipnitskaya, she defies laws of the human body. She's outstanding!
— élis (@ellisejt) February 9, 2014
Yulia Lipnitskaya Just WOW!!!!!
— Jennifer Scarlett (@Jen_Scarlett) February 9, 2014
Only one word for Yulia Lipnitskaya's performance: goosebumps!…and yes, I had to check how to spell goosebumps :p , amazing! #sochi2014
— Jessica Winterton (@JessWinterton) February 9, 2014
I think I'm getting soft in my old age because I teared up at Yulia Lipnitskaya's free skate. The red coat! The backward gaze! (sob sob sob)
— RA (@DefinitelyRA) February 9, 2014
You weren’t the only one:
— Leah Yarnes (@Leah1069) February 9, 2014
Yulia Lipnitskaya's free skate performance just brought actual tears to my eyes. Her spins! Her elegance. Blown away. @2014Sochi
— Lauren Grudzinski (@lifeof_lauren) February 9, 2014
Just watched 15-yr old Russian Figure Skater Yulia Lipnitskaya skate & her intensity+passion actually made me tear u… pic.twitter.com/evlLTFvESn
— ૐ Marina Verdi ૐ (@Marina_Neuro) February 9, 2014
Yulia Lipnitskaya is trending.
— Charmed Ya. (@wendyofasgard) February 9, 2014
— Liz Henriques (@Liz_Henriques) February 9, 2014
— Briana Jaramillo (@Brianaislove) February 9, 2014