Fernandez wins second world crown

Javier Fernandez sailed through his Guys and Dolls routine, knocking off three picture-perfect quadruple jumps, a toe-loop and two salchows, one in combination with a triple toeJavier Fernandez needed a little luck to keep his world figure skating crown out of the hands of Japan’s 2014 Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu, and he got it. On Friday at the World Figure Skating Championships, the stars aligned for the Spaniard who sailed through his Guys and Dolls routine with nary a wobble, knocking off three picture-perfect quadruple jumps — a toe-loop and two salchows , one in combination with a triple toe. Fittingly, at one point in his choreography with Sinatra singing “Luck be a Lady Tonight”, Fernandez blew on imaginary dice for good luck.

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