Alex Ovechkin believes he can fly in Instagram video

The last time we checked in on Alex Ovechkin, the Capitals star was riding the waves with his buddies in Saint-Tropez after Maria Kirilenko ended the couple’s engagement. With the season fast approaching, it appears that Ovechkin has found some time to work on his conditioning, and he’s got the Instagram videos to prove it.

Here’s Ovi running laps — or maybe just the straightaway — on a smurf-colored track.

And here’s slow-motion video of him doing a leg exercise set to R. Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly.” Mesmerizing.

And if that doesn’t get you excited for hockey season, maybe Justin Bieber in a Caps snapback will…

Scott Allen writes about all things D.C. sports. Follow him on Twitter @ScottSAllen or e-mail him if you’ve got a tip to share.



Success! Check your inbox for details. You might also like:

Please enter a valid email address

See all newsletters

Show Comments
Next Story
Dan Steinberg · August 7, 2014

To keep reading, please enter your email address.

You’ll also receive from The Washington Post:
  • A free 6-week digital subscription
  • Our daily newsletter in your inbox

Please enter a valid email address

I have read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Please indicate agreement.

Thank you.

Check your inbox. We’ve sent an email explaining how to set up an account and activate your free digital subscription.