On Jan 12, at the supporting event for the Oly, Mr. Takahashi said, "If I win a medal, I would like another rink to be built at Kansai Univ." He achieved the outcome. On 2/19 at the cheering event of the Oly at Kansai Univ, President Mr. Uehara who overheard that comment made it clear, "We have to think about it when we expand the campus."
In 2006, Kansai Univ built a rink on Takatsuki campus. This was realized because the President at that time overcame the opposition. It costs 800 million yen to build and 35 million yen for maintainance (US$1= 93 yen). The success of Takahashi and Oda enhanced the image of Kansai University for figure skating.