Daisuke Takahashi is Japan’s most decorated male skater in history and has just added another historic title to his impressive resume: He became the first Japanese man to win the [URL="http://www.goldenskate.com/2012/12/takahashi-scores-victory-at-grand-prix-final/"]ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final[/URL] earlier this month. His other “firsts” include: first Japanese man to win Worlds (in 2010), to take an Olympic medal (bronze in 2010), and to become World Junior Champion (in 2002).