Genre: Romance, sport
Director: Lee Yoon Jung (The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince)
Screenwriter: Lee Jung Ah & Oh Soo Jin
Broadcast network: MBC, Wednesday & Thursday 21:55
Broadcast period: 2009-Jun-11 to 2009-Jul-30
This drama is about a female figure skater, Lee Haru, who is hoping to make it big. Her life gets complicated when she reunites with her step-brother, Shin Hwal, after many years of being separated. Hwal’s father and Haru’s mother died tragically in a car accident. Hwal and his friends; Hae Yoon, Hyun Tae, and Sang Hee all work at the same ad agency. While Haru is trying to make her dreams come true, she unintentionally brings together her skating coach, Choi Soo In, and Hwal together. Haru starts developing feelings for Hwal but things are complicated further as Soo In is her brother’s estranged wife.
Ha Ru (18 years old) is a figure skating athlete with cheerful personality and mature character.
when Ha Ru was 6, her divorced mother remarriage again with a man who fathered a boy name Hwal. Ha Ru and Hwal became stepsibling.
When Ha Ru was 13, her mother and stepfather died in car accident. Then Ha Ru lived with her birth father and separated with Hwal.
Skates become Ha Ru’s friend and comfort from pain of losing her mother. Then Ha Ru pursue skates seriously and go to Seoul to achieve her dreams and to see her stepbrother Hwal.
She is surprised to find that her stepbrother has grown into a handsome man, and one day, she confesses her feelings for him; however, he keeps on treating her like a little girl. Unlike her gentle stepbrother, Shin Hwal oozes confidence and charisma, so Ha-ru finds herself becoming attracted to him….
He will do everything to win, even ignore law, moral and system.
He already married with his wife Soo Yin, but he was hurt by his wife. And now lives separately from his wife.
When Hwal met with his stepsister again, he tried to ignore her, but Ha Ru still remains on his mind and he can’t help but take care of her.
Ha Ru and his friends, Hae Yoon and Hyun Tae, help Hwal understand what family is like as they live together under one roof.
Hwal, Hae Yoon, and Hyun Tae were schoolmates and are now colleagues at the advertising agency, their workplace and playground.
He is simple-minded, yet full of good sense, a bit old fashioned. In general, Hae Yoon is warm, respectful, and well-mannered. Although he has the excellent aesthetic sense (”eye for beauty”) required for his job, he can compromise when necessary. His anger sometimes explodes violently due to his short temper. Uncomfortable with seeing people in bad or awkward relations, Hae Yoon does his best to help resolve the situation and make peace.
He feels inferior to Hwal, who exudes confidence.
Although he seems easygoing and simple, he actually has a deep understanding. He has excellent intuition regarding people and objects. With his good looks, he can throw on anything and still look impressive. Hyun Tae is often the life of the party and appears to adapt to any atmosphere; however, he works really hard [to do so]. Hyun Tae excels at his job and is very handy in fixing machines. He falls in love with Hwal’s [ex-]wife, Soo Yin.
In general, she’s full of laughter and love; in work, she’s stern, focused, and scrupulous. Since youth, Soo Yin has had an industrious and moderate lifestyle; hence, she’s good at managing herself.
From her past experiences with victory and defeat, she has built up strong perseverance and will. Things get complicated when she ends up coaching Hwal’s sister.
Sang Hee stands out in a crowd with her bright energy. She’s highly sociable and has the gift of listening well to others and matching their moods. Whenever and wherever somebody needs help, she turns up to help. Although Sang Hee doesn’t express her feelings much, she doesn’t hesitate in acting as her heart leads. She’s very free, despite being sort of a “yes-woman”. A corporate career didn’t work out for her, so Sang Hee set up her own bar. She’s been friends with Hwal, Hae Yoon, and Hyun Tae for 17 years. Although she has liked Hwal since high school, Hae Yoon is the one by her side.
Poong Ho is a national athlete for short-track speed skating. He has the ability to encourage and comfort others with a simple word or gesture. Therefore, he’s very popular with girls and gets along with them as good friends. In regards to the sport, he doesn’t lose focus and sets his own standards. Poong Ho is brave and strong-willed. No matter how tired he is, be doesn’t procrastinate what needs to be done. He becomes interested in Ha Ru, but she is too engrossed into gaining her stepbrother’s attention to notice Poong Ho.