The millionaire mother of a Russian skating prodigy has revealed she beats her son and locks him in a closet in her quest to make him 'the best skater on the planet'. Self-made businesswoman Yana Rudkovskaya, 43, is facing a public backlash after she told of the exceptional pressure she puts on son Alexander 'Sasha' Plushenko. Sasha has been in the spotlight almost all his life - becoming a fashion model before his first birthday and taking to the ice while still in nappies. Yana Rudkovskaya, 43 right , mother of five-year-old figure skating prodigy Alexander 'Sasha' Plushenko left , admits beating him and locking him in a cupboard. Rudkovskaya explained that Sasha begins his skating training every morning at 9. Every day Sasha is treated to half an hour of cartoons and is given a toy if he performs well in a show, Rudkovskaya explained.
Russian skating prodigy's mother beats him, locks him in a cupboard
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Russian skater Evgeni Plushenko evokes mixed feelings from a lot of skating enthusiasts. She made sure to show the world as much Sunday by holding up a giant — and we mean giant — picture of her and her husband nuzzling nose-to-nose in a nauseatingly-sweet picture that appears to have come from their wedding. Sure, a simple "GO Evgeni! Graham Watson. Saturday on Yahoo Sports.
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His performance was as imperious on the ice as it was quite brilliantly Machiavellian off it. Yevgeny Plushenko, one of the finest figure skaters in history, looked haughtily into the TV camera and, with studied skill, effectively declared that the world was watching a contest between a man and mere boys. Spectacular crashes on the downhill track. Yevgeny Plushenko An entire sport must have felt the same because the return of its master showman with the fantastic leaps and fantastic ego is helping rekindle all the old-fashioned theatrics and political rows which once made skating such a compelling soap.
Everybody loves to root for their home country during the Olympics, but sometimes, an athlete so amazing and strange comes along that you have to switch countries for a night and put on your expat hat. Evgeni Plushenko is one of those athletes, times infinity. He landed badly during a warm-up session just before the competition and appeared to be in great pain. He is still a badass, though.