Did you know? One of I-LAND’s trainees has been to Manila before

A new survival show called I-LAND is premiering this month, and they just revealed the first six participants.

One of them is Park Sunghoon, a former figure skater.


Sunghoon was a two-time national junior silver medalist who represented Korea in various international competitions. He won the 2015 Asian Open Trophy and Lombardia Trophy as a novice skater.

He debuted as a junior skater in the 2016-2017 season, starting the season by winning the silver medal in the Men’s Junior Division at the 2016 Asian Open Trophy.

It just so happens that the 2016 Asian Open Trophy was held at the Mall of Asia’s skating rink! Check out these videos found by sharp-eyed figure skating fans:

A joint venture between CJ ENM and Big Hit Entertainment, “I-LAND” is a reality show that follows the creation process of next-generation K-pop artists. It will share how the participants will competing against and working with each other.

The show will premiere on Mnet on June 26 at 11 pm KST (10 pm PHT).

| READ ALSO: These Skaters Have Made K-Pop on Ice Happen

Clara Palma
A frustrated supermodel/ballerina/novelist who lists Super Junior, EXO, and Infinite as some of her favorite groups, Clara’s first exposure to all things Korean was through K-dramas Lovers in Paris and Goong. She is willing to talk about fashion, beauty, dance, books, all things baduy, and figure skating over a cup of tea. She co-runs a figure skating blog You Only Lutz Once with fellow KStreet contributor Bea. Check out her blog or follow her on Twitter.

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