The expat skater Javier Fernández, double world champion, seven times European champion and Olympic bronze in PyeongChang 2018, inaugurates this Friday (10:00 am) an ice rink in the Plaza de Colón in Madrid It will be available until January 8.
Javier Fernández will be accompanied by José Fernández Sánchez, councilor for the Salamanca district; and Andrea Sarto Arroyos, skater from the Jaca Ice Club with special abilities. In addition, the presenter of the event will be the Olympic skater Sara Hurtado.
The Javier Fernández ice rink will have its solidarity side. On this occasion, 10 percent of the proceeds will go to Down Spainthe Spanish Federation of Down Syndrome, which works to facilitate the inclusion of people who have this pathology.
The Plaza de Colón is an emblematic place in the Christmas festivities, because, in addition to the 800 square meters of ice rinkvisitors will be able to enjoy the market that is around it and a merry-go-round.