How old were you when you started skating?
What do you love most about skating?
Competing and winning.
What is a challenge you have with skating?
Constantly landing my double axel.
Who inspires you and why?
My sister was skating when I was little and I wanted to skate with her. Now, Shoma Uno who was a representative of Japan and two-time Olympic medalist motivated me to compete.
Favorite skating element
Double flip combination and double axel
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Do you have a ritual or routine you do before or after you compete? If so, what is it?
Before competing, I get focused and practice more than usual, eat healthier and sleep well. After competing, I go eat somewhere with my family and celebrate!
What advice would you give a younger skater that has dreams of skating and competing like you are?
Don't let anyone let you down, keep going and follow your dream until you achieve it.