In Patrick Chan's perfect future, he's running a skating school in Vancouver with girlfriend Liz Putnam. The two are living in a million-dollar apartment in the city's lovely Kitsilano neighborhood. And he's enjoying a wildly successful career in commercial real estate.
It's been two months since Chan took one final spin around the competitive rink, but the three-time world champion has barely paused to reflect. He's loving looking forward.
"I'm just running around town doing what I want to do, and moving on with a huge smile on my face. I feel good and light," Chan said.
Chan announced Monday he is retiring from competition.
"I had three or four...