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    Shoma Uno

    UNO Shōma (Kana: うの しょうま; Kanji: 宇野 昌磨) is a Men’s Singles skater who represents Japan. He was born on 17th December 1997 in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. He is the 2018 Olympic silver medalist, a two-time World silver medalist (2018, 2017), the 2019 Four Continents Champion, a four-time Grand Prix Final medalist (2015–2018), the 2017 Asian Winter Games champion, and a three-time Japanese national champion (2016, 2017, 2018). Earlier in his career, he became the 2015 World Junior champion, and the 2014–15 Junior Grand Prix Final champion.

    Shōma says his name in an ISU Wait...What video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQEb0na0_FY

    Updated 9 March 2020

    Biographical Info

    ISU Bio:
    http://www.isuresults.com/bios/isufs00012455.htm

    Ice Network Bio (archive)
    https://web.archive.org/web/20180630...file/shoma_uno

    Rink Results Bio:
    http://www.rinkresults.com/skater?skater_id=720

    Tracings.net Bio:
    http://tracings.net/uno-shom.html

    Wikipedia:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoma_Uno


    Social Media

    Website:
    http://www.shoma-uno.com/


    Personal Best Total Score 289.12 ISU Four Continents Championships 2019
    Personal Best Score Short Program 104.15 ISU CS Lombardia Trophy 2018
    Personal Best Score Free Skating 197.36 ISU Four Continents Championships 2019


    Programs

    2019-2020 Season
    SP: “Great Spirit” by Armin van Buuren, Vini Vici feat. Hilight Tribe; choreo by Shae-Lynn Bourne, David Wilson
    FS: "Our Life (Finale)" performed by Brock Hewitt; "Dancing on My Own" by Calum Scott; choreo by David Wilson; "Your Last Kiss " by Karl Hugo; choreo by Shae-Lynn Bourne, David Wilson
    EX: "This Town" by Niall Horan; choreo. by David Wilson

    2018–2019 Season
    SP: Flamenco version of Stairway to Heaven by Rodrigo y Gabriella
    FS: Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven
    EX1: “Great Spirit” by Armin van Buuren, Vini Vici feat. Hilight Tribe; choreo by Shae-Lynn Bourne, David Wilson
    EX2: "Time After Time" by Harry Connick Jr.; choreo. by David Wilson
    EX3: "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth; choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi

    2017–18 Season

    SP:"Winter" (from Four Seasons) by Antonio Vivaldi; choreo by Mihoko Higuchi
    FS:"Turandot" by Giacomo Puccini, "Nessun Dorma" from Turandot by Giacomo Puccini, performed by Jose Carreras; choreo by Mihoko Higuchi
    EX1:See You Again by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth; choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi
    EX2:This Town by Niall Horan, Jamie Scott; choreo. by David Wilson

    2016–17 Season
    SP: “Fantasy For Violin And Orchestra” (from “Ladies in Lavender” soundtrack) by Nigel Hess
    FS: “Buenos Aires Hora Cero” by Astor Piazzolla, “Barada Para Un Loco” by Astor Piazzolla
    EX1:"See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth; choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi
    EX2:"La vie en rose" performed by Andrea Bocelli, Édith Piaf; choreo. by Stéphane Lambiel
    EX3:This Town by Niall Horan, Jamie Scott; choreo. by David Wilson

    2015–16 Season
    SP: “Legends” by Sacred Spirits
    FS: “Turandot” by Giacomo Puccini performed by Vanessa Mae; “Nessun Dorma” by Giacomo Puccini performed Paul Potts
    EX1:Violin Sonata No.9 by Ludwig van Beethoven; choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi
    EX2:"Don Juan DeMarco" by Michael Kamen; choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi

    2014–15 Season
    SP: “Violin Sonata No. 9” by Ludwig van Beethoven
    FS: “Don Juan DeMarco” soundtrack by Michael Kamen
    EX1:"The Blessed Spirits" by Vanessa-Mae; choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi, Machiko Yamada

    2013–14 Season
    SP: “The Blessed Spirits” by Vanessa-Mae
    FS: “Steps” by Secret Garden
    EX2:"Tanguera" by Mariano Mores; choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi, Machiko Yamada

    2012–13 Season
    SP: “Tanguera” by Mariano Mores
    FS: “Steps” by Secret Garden
    EX:"Bad Boy Good Man" by Tape Five

    2011–12 Season
    SP: “Tucker” by Joe Jackson
    FS: “Tzigane” by Maurice Ravel

    2010–11 Season
    SP:
    FS: “Tzigane” by Maurice Ravel
    EX:"Fly Me to the Moon"


    ISU Personal Best Scores for Shōma Uno:
    http://www.isuresults.com/bios/isufs_pb_00012455.htm

    Season
    Short Program/Event
    Score Free Skate/Event Score Total/Event
    Score
    ISU Personal
    Best Score

    ISU All Time Best List ISU All Time Best List ISU All Time Best List
    2019-20 ISU Season's Best List ISU Season's Best List ISU Season's Best List
    2018–19
    ISU SP Season Best List
    ISU CS Lombardia Trophy 2018
    104.15 ISU FS Season Best List
    ISU Four Continents Championships 2019
    197.36 ISU Total Season Best List
    ISU Four Continents Championships 2019
    289.12
    2017–18 ISU SP Season Best List
    ISU CS Lombardia Trophy 2017
    104.87 ISU FS Season Best List
    ISU CS Lombardia Trophy 2017
    214.97 ISU Total Season Best List
    ISU CS Lombardia Trophy 2017
    319.84
    2016–17 ISU SP Season Best Scores
    ISU World Championships 2017
    104.86 ISU FS Season Best Scores
    ISU World Championships 2017
    214.45 ISU Total Season Best Scores
    ISU World Championships 2017
    319.31
    2015-16 ISU SP Season Best Scores
    ISU Four Continents Championships 2016
    92.99 ISU FS Season Best Scores
    ISU Grand Prix Final 2015/16
    190.32 ISU Total Season Best Scores
    ISU Grand Prix Final 2015/16
    276.79
    2014-15 ISU SP Season Best Scores
    ISU Four Continents Championships 2015
    88.90 ISU FS Season Best Scores
    ISU Four Continents Championships 2015
    167.55 ISU Total Season Best Scores
    ISU Four Continents Championships
    256.45
    2013–14 ISU SP Season Best Scores
    ISU Junior World Championships 2014
    70.67 ISU FS Season Best Scores
    ISU Junior World Championships 2014
    135.83 ISU Total Season Best Scores
    ISU JGP Minsk 2013
    181.54
    2012–13 ISU SP Season Best Scores
    ISU JGP Pokal d. Blauen Schwerter 2012
    63.48 ISU FS Season Best Scores
    ISU World Junior Championships 2013
    125.42 ISU Total Season Best Scores
    ISU JGP Pokal d. Blauen Schwerter 2012
    188.48
    2011–12 ISU SP Season Best Scores
    ISU World Juniors 2012
    57.71 ISU FS Season Best Scores
    ISU JGP Tallinn Cup 2011
    118.86 ISU Total Season Best Scores
    ISU World Junior Championships 2012
    175.92







    The Personal Best and Season Best scores that the ISU uses for a skater only take into consideration certain competitions. For example, they do not take into consideration domestic competitions, such as Sectional, Regional or National Championships.

    However, confusion arises when you come to the Major International Championships and the Senior B’s.

    For the Major Championshipss, the ISU definitely takes into consideration the events they run themselves, and the Olympics. But, there does not seem to be any consistency over how they approach other events.

    And as for the Senior B’s, it is particularly confusing as an event may be taken into consideration one year, but not the next. Much of this is due to the changing make-up of the Challenger Series.

    So, to make things simpler, the table below takes into consideration all the events that the skater has taken part in. These scores are referred to as “Absolute Season’s Best” so as to distinguish them from the scores recorded by the ISU.


    Absolute Season’s Best Score

    The Absolute designations are based purely on the contents of the Competitive History table in this post. If anybody knows of any scores that are not in the table, please let me know, and we will be only too happy to add them in.

    No attemp is made to compare scores from different years, as the Code of Points changes radically every season.

    As always when comparing scores, it should be kept in mind that you are not comparing like for like. There is a subjective aspect to judging, and every competition has different judges.


    Competitive History
    Videos linked in table

    Absolute Season’s Best Score

    Disclaimer: Absolute Season’s Best (SB) score designations are based purely on the contents of the Competitive History table in this post. If anybody knows of any scores that are not in the table, please let us know, and we will be only too happy to add them in.

    Date Competition Level SP FP Total Gala
    Pos Score Pos Score Pos Score
    2019-2020 Season
    SP:“Great Spirit” by Armin van Buuren, Vini Vici feat. Hilight Tribe; choreo by Shae-Lynn Bourne, David Wilson
    FS: "Our Life (Finale)" performed by Brock Hewitt; "Dancing on My Own" by Calum Scott; choreo by David Wilson; "Your Last Kiss " by Karl Hugo; choreo by Shae-Lynn Bourne, David Wilson
    20-23 Feb 2020 Challenge Cup 2020 Senior 1 91.71 1 198.70 1 290.41
    19 Dec 2019 2019 Japanese Nationals Senior 2 105.71 1 184.86 1 ​290.57 X
    14 Nov 2019 Cup of Russia 2019 Senior 4 87.29 4 164.95 4 252.24 X
    01-03 Nov 2019 Internationaux de France 2019 Senior 4 79.05 9 136.79 8 215.84 X
    14-17 Nov 2019 Finlandia Trophy 2019 Senior 2 92.28 1 162.95 1 255.23
    05 Oct 2019 Japan Open 2019 Senior
    - 2 169.09 - -
    2018–2019 Season
    SP: Flamenco version of Stairway to Heaven by Rodrigo y Gabriella
    FS: Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven
    2019-04-11 World Team Trophy 2019 Senior 3 92.78 3 189.46 3 282.24 X
    2019-03-18 World Championship 2019 Senior 6 91.40 4 178.92 4 270.32
    2019-02-05 Four Continents Championships 2019 Senior 4 91.76 1 197.36 1 289.12
    2018-12-20 Japan Championships 2018 Senior 1 102.06 1 187.04 1 289.10
    2018-12-05 Grand Prix and Junior Grand Prix Final 2018 Senior 2 91.67 2 183.43 2 275.10
    2018-11-09 NHK Trophy 2018 Senior 1 92.49 1 183.96 1 276.45 X
    2018-10-26 Skate Canada 2018 Senior 2 88.87 1 188.38 1 277.25
    2018-10-06 Japan Open 2018 Senior
    - 1 186.69
    -
    2018-09-13 Lombardia Trophy 2018 Senior 1 104.15 1 172.05 1 276.20
    2017–18 Season
    SP: "Winter" (from Four Seasons) by Antonio Vivaldi; choreo by Mihoko Higuchi
    FS: Turandot by Giacomo Puccini, "Nessun Dorma" from Turandot by Giacomo Puccini, performed by Jose Carreras; choreo by Mihoko Higuchi
    2018-03-19 World Championship 2018 Senior 5 94.26 2 179.51 2 273.77
    2018-02-09 Olympics 2018 Senior 3 104.17 3 202.73 2 306.90 X
    2018-02-09 Olympic Team Event 2018 Senior 1 103.25 - - - Team 5
    2018-01-22 Four Continents Championships 2018 Senior 1 100.49 2 197.45 2 297.94 X
    2017-12-19 Japan Championships 2017 Senior 1 96.83 1 186.47 1 283.30
    2017-12-06 Grand Prix and Junior Grand Prix Final 2017 Senior 2 101.51 1 184.50 2 286.01
    17-19 Nov. 2017 Internationaux de France Senior 2 93.92 1 179.40 2 273.32 X
    27-29 Oct. 2017 Skate Canada International Senior 1 103.62 1 197.48 1 301.10
    13-16 Sep. 2017 ISU CS Lombardia Trophy Senior 1 104.87 1 214.97 1 319.84
    2016–17 Season
    SP “Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra” (“Ladies in Lavender” soundtrack) by Nigel Hess, choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi
    FS “Buenos Aires Hora Cero” by Astor Piazzolla, “Barada Para Un Loco” by Astor Piazzolla, choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi
    20–23 Apr. 2017 World Team Trophy Senior 1 103.53 2 198.49 1 302.02 X
    27 Mar. – 02 Apr. 2017 ISU World Championships Senior 2 104.86 2 214.45 2 319.31 X
    10–12 Mar. 2017 Coupe du Printemps Senior 1 104.31 1 199.37 1 303.68
    23–26 Feb. 2017 2017 Asian Winter Games Senior 2 92.43 1 188.84 1 281.27 X
    14–19 Feb. 2017 Four Continents Senior 2 100.28 3 187.77 3 288.05
    22–25 Dec. 2016 Japan Championships Senior 2 88.05 1 192.36 1 280.41
    Medal Ceremony

    07–11 Dec. 2016 ISU Grand Prix Final Senior 1 86.82
    Universal

    2 195.69
    NBC

    3 282.51
    Medal Ceremony
    Group Dance
    X
    04–06 Nov. 2016 Cup Of Russia Senior 1 98.59
    Universal

    2 186.48
    CBC
    ELTA

    2 285.07 X
    21–23 Oct. 2016 Skate America Senior 1 89.15
    1 190.19
    NBC
    APEHA
    1 279.34

    X
    01 Oct. 2016 Japan Open Senior 1 198.55 1 Team Japan: 1st X
    08–11 Sep. 2016 Lombardia Trophy Senior 1 86.68 2 172.25 1 258.93
    2015–16 Season
    SP “Legends by Sacred Spirits”, choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi
    FS “Turandot” by Giacomo Puccini performed by Vanessa Mae; “Nessun Dorma” by Giacomo Puccini performed Paul Potts, choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi
    22–24 Apr. 2016 Team Challenge Cup Senior 1(Team Asia: 1) 105.74



    1
    (Team Asia: 3)
    192.92
    CBS
    1 298.66
    (for reference only)
    X
    26 Mar. – 03 Apr. 2016 ISU World Championships Senior 4 90.74
    CBC

    6 173.51
    BBC
    CBC
    7 264.25
    16–21 Feb. 2016 Four Continents Senior 2 92.99

    5 176.82
    NBCSN
    4 269.81
    24–27 Dec. 2015 Japan Championships Senior 2 97.94 3 169.21 2 267.15
    09–13 Dec. 2015 ISU Grand Prix Final Senior 4 86.47
    UHD
    4 190.32 3 276.79
    12–15 Nov. 2015 Trophée de France Senior 1 89.56
    CBC
    NBC UHD
    1 89.56
    22–25 Oct. 2015 Skate America Senior 4 80.78
    1 176.65

    2 257.43 X
    03 Oct. 2015 Japan Open Senior 1 185.48 1 Team Japan: 1st
    16–20 Sep. 2015 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic Senior 9 52.45 1 154.96 5 207.41
    2014–15 Season
    SP “Violin Sonata No. 9” by Ludwig van Beethoven, choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi
    FS “Don Juan DeMarco” soundtrack by Michael Kamen, choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi
    02–08 Mar. 2015 ISU Junior World Championships
    (Tracings)
    Junior 1 84.87 2 147.67 1 232.54
    Interview
    Medal Fermenting
    X
    10–15 Feb. 2015 Four Continents
    (Tracings)
    Senior 2 88.90

    5 167.55

    5 256.45
    25–29 Dec. 2014 Japan Championships Senior 3 85.53 3 165.75 2 251.28 X
    10–14 Dec. 2014 ISU Junior Grand Prix Final
    (Tracings)
    Junior 3 75.21

    1 163.06

    1 238.27
    Medal Ceremony
    X
    04–07 Dec. 2014 The 24th Aichi Figure Skating Competition *Japanese only
    1 87.14 1 87.14
    22–24 Nov. 2014 Japan Championships Junior 1 82.72 2 128.00 1 210.72
    08–11 Oct. 2014 ISU Junior Grand Prix Croatia Cup
    (Tracings)
    Junior 1 74.82 1 152.69 1 227.51
    11–14 Sep. 2014 ISU Junior Grand Prix Nagoya TV Cup
    (Tracings)
    Junior 2 69.78 2 150.21 2 219.99
    07–10 Aug. 2014 Asian Open Trophy Senior 1 71.89 1 151.26 1 223.15
    2013–14 Season
    SP “The Blessed Spirits” by Vanessa-Mae, choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi, Machiko Yamada
    FS “Steps” by Secret Garden, choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi, Machiko Yamada
    29–30 Mar. 2014 Gardena Spring Trophy
    (Tracings)
    Senior 1 72.26 1 145.51 1 217.77
    10–16 Mar. 2014 ISU Junior World Championships
    (Tracings)
    Junior 3 70.67 5 135.83 5 206.50
    20–23 Dec. 2013 Japan Championships
    (Tracings)
    Senior 6 72.15 7 144.34 7 216.49
    22–24 Nov. 2013 Japan Championships
    (Tracings)
    Junior 2 71.61 3 134.49 2 206.10
    01–04 Nov. 2013 Japan Western Sectional
    (Tracings)
    Junior 1 70.37 2 130.34 2 200.71
    09–12 Oct. 2013 ISU Junior Grand Prix Tallinn Cup
    (Tracings)
    Junior 3 67.09 3 130.73 4 197.82
    27–29 Sep. 2013
    *JSF page has down “2012” but the data is “2013”
    Chubu Block 4 Regional
    (Tracings)
    Junior 1 70.18 1 129.26 1 199.44
    28–31 Aug. 2013 ISU Junior Grand Prix Riga Cup
    (Tracings)
    Junior 6 58.22 3 117.59 3 175.81
    2012–13 Season
    SP “Tanguera” by Mariano Mores, choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi, Machiko Yamada
    FS “Steps” by Secret Garden, choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi, Machiko Yamada
    25 Feb. – 03 Mar. 2013 ISU Junior World Championships
    (Tracings)
    Junior 7 61.66 6 125.42
    Fuji
    7 187.08 X
    20–23 Dec. 2012 Japan Championships
    (Tracings)
    Senior 10 67.56 11 131.47 11 199.03 X
    17–18 Nov. 2012 Japan Championships
    (Tracings)
    Junior 2 66.21 2 124.37 2 190.58
    01–04 Nov. 2012 Japan Western Sectional
    (Tracings)
    Junior 3 60.38 3 118.47 3 178.85
    10–13 Oct. 2012 ISU Junior Grand Prix Pokal der Blauen Schwerter
    (Tracings)
    Junior 2 63.48 1 125.00 2 188.48
    26–29 Sep. 2012 ISU Junior Grand Prix Bled Cup
    (Tracings)
    Junior 4 61.42 6 112.92 6 174.34
    2011–12 Season
    SP “Tucker” by Joe Jackson, choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi, Machiko Yamada
    FS “Tzigane” by Maurice Ravel, choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi, Machiko Yamada
    27 Feb. – 04 Mar. 2012 ISU Junior World Championships
    (Tracings)
    Junior 10 57.71 10 118.21 10 175.92
    14–22 Jan. 2012 Youth Olympic Games
    (Tracings)
    Junior 6 51.52 2 115.63 2 167.15
    22–25 Dec. 2011 Japan Championships
    (Tracings)
    Senior 7 63.49 10 126.93 9 190.42
    25–27 Nov. 2011 Japan Championships
    (Tracings)
    Junior 3 61.56 5 111.90 5 173.46
    03–06 Nov. 2011 Japan Western Sectional
    (Tracings)
    Junior 4 61.75 3 119.28 3 181.03
    12–15 Oct. 2011 ISU Junior Grand Prix Tallinn Cup
    (Tracings)
    Junior 4 56.29 3 118.86 3 175.15
    30 Sep. – 02 Oct. 2011 Chubu Block 4 Regional
    (Tracings)
    Junior 1 59.38 1 114.35 1 173.73
    14–17 Sep. 2011 ISU Junior Grand Prix Baltic Cup
    (Tracings)
    Junior 8 48.69 3 114.55 4 163.24
    2010–11 Season
    FS “Tzigane” by Maurice Ravel, choreo. by Mihoko Higuchi, Machiko Yamada
    26–28 Nov. 2010
    Japan Championships *Japanese only
    (Tracings)
    Junior 3 57.62 8 94.42 4 152.04
    29–31 Oct. 2010
    Japan Championships *Japanese only
    (Tracings)
    Novice 1 101.33 1 101.33


    Videos from Ice Shows

    Event
    Program
    2019 The Ice Great Spirit
    Stars on Ice 2019 Winter
    Moonlight Sonata
    Carnival on Ice 2019 See You Again and Great Spirit Encore
    All That Skate 2019 Day 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3CiEsffOS4Time After Time
    All That Skate 2019 Thunder (with Nathan Chen)
    Friends on Ice 2016 Buenos Aires Hora Cero; Balada para un loco from 15:15
    La Vie en Rose by Andrea Bocelli ft. Edith Piaf
    Ice Castle Opening Show in Shenzhen 2016 Fantasy for Violin & Orchestra
    THE ICE 2016 Osaka Buenos Aires Hora Cero; Balada para un loco
    Prince Ice World Yokohama 2016 See You Again by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth
    Carnival on Ice 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7mk_hFoT5ALadies in Lavender soundtrack
    Stars on Ice Japan Tour 2016 Turandot by Giacomo Puccini performed by Vanessa Mae; Nessun Dorma by Giacomo Puccini performed Paul Potts
    New Year On Ice 2016 Don Juan DeMarco soundtrack by Michael Kamen
    Prince Ice World Tokyo 2015 Turandot by Giacomo Puccini performed by Vanessa Mae; Nessun Dorma by Giacomo Puccini performed Paul Potts
    Fantasy on Ice Shizuoka 2015 Legends by Sacred Spirit
    Prince Ice World Yokohama 2015 Don Juan DeMarco soundtrack by Michael Kamen
    Nagoya Figure Skating Festival 2015 The Blessed Spirits by Vanessa-Mae (private)
    The ICE 2014 Don Juan DeMarco soundtrack by Michael Kamen
    2013 Medalists on Ice Tanguera
    Medalists on Ice 2012 Bad Boy Good Man by Tape Five
    Medalists on Ice 2010 Fly Me To The Moon by Bart Howard; When The Saints Go Marching In


    Baby Pictures!

    Little Shōma Uno (pre quad flip)
    https://twitter.com/JohnWilsonBlade/...85899497877504

    2010 Highlights of Shōma at Junior Nationals, interview, playing with his little brother at home, practicing jumps, etc.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pkOaD0ScME

    2010 Young Shōma cuts up with Plushenko
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTP9wUCl6_0&sns=em

    Nov 2008 Novice Championships - Espana Cani
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_ULhhnIPjw

    Feb 12, 2007 Central Japan Figure Skating Championships FS - Opus Number 1 by Ralph Burns (cover of Tommy Dorsey)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFWQW0u3Gkw


    Golden Skate Articles and Threads
    February 2019 - "Revived, Uno rallies to capture first Four Continents title"
    https://www.goldenskate.com/2019/02/...ntinent-title/

    December 2018 - "Uno wins third consecutive national title in Osaka"
    https://www.goldenskate.com/2018/12/...itle-in-osaka/

    November 2018 - "Uno pockets fifth Grand Prix gold at 2018 NHK Trophy"
    https://www.goldenskate.com/2018/11/...18-nhk-trophy/

    October 2018 - "Uno defends Skate Canada title"
    https://www.goldenskate.com/2018/10/...-canada-title/

    December 2017- "Shoma Uno defends title at Japanese Nationals"
    https://www.goldenskate.com/2017/12/...nationals-men/

    October 2017 - "Uno slays competition in Regina despite ‘lack of stamina"
    https://www.goldenskate.com/2017/10/...-lack-stamina/

    December 2016 - "Uno wins national title; hopes to improve consistency"
    https://www.goldenskate.com/2016/12/...nationals-men/

    June 2016 - Shōma Uno raises bar for 2016-2017
    http://www.goldenskate.com/2016/06/shoma-uno-2/
    Associated Thread
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...ar-for-2016-17

    April 2016 - Uno lands historic quad flip at Team Challenge
    http://www.goldenskate.com/2016/04/2...challenge-men/
    Associated Thread
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...-Brown-returns

    April 2015 Article "Next in line: Shōma Uno" by Tatjana Flade
    http://www.goldenskate.com/2015/04/shoma-uno/
    Associated Thread
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...line-Shoma-Uno

    Oct 2014 Thread - Shōma's message to Daisuke's retirement , next "Daisuke" is coming
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...quot-is-coming

    Oct 2014 Thread - Bóyáng Jīn and Shōma Uno JGPF show down
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...JGPF-show-down!

    Oct 2007 Thread - New video of Shōma Uno
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...o-of-Shoma-Uno

    May 2007 - Shōma's first fan thread
    http://www.goldenskate.com/forum/sho...6741-Uno-Shoma


    Other Articles and Media


    June 2019 "Discussion about Shoma Uno and Tutberidze by sports journalist Anatoly Samokhvalov and coach Inna Goncharenkov.
    By Abatoly Samokhvalova. R-Sport. 06-10-19
    https://rsport.ria.ru/20190610/1555428138.htm"l
    Translation
    https://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/thr...4/post-5596322

    December 2016 -"Uno Captures Gold at Japanese Championships "
    https://web.archive.org/web/20170731...-championships

    November 2016 - "Uno outshines Fernández at Rostelecom Cup"
    https://web.archive.org/web/20170731...rostelecom-cup

    October 2016 - First quadruple flip jump in a figure skating competition (male)
    http://www.guinnessworldrecords.jp/n...o-shoma-445706

    September 2016 - Uno on the cover of Figure Skate Life vol.7
    http://www.fusosha.co.jp/img/item/is...4594611132.jpg

    September 2016 - Training footage from Chicago and start of the season fluff
    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4s...磨_sport

    July 2016 - Uno on the cover of Figure Skate Nihon Daihyou Memorial 2016
    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon....4,203,200_.jpg

    April 2016 - First quadruple Flip performed in competition
    http://www.isu.org/en/single-and-pai...in-competition

    March 21, 2016 - Uno on the cover of AERA
    http://publications.asahi.com/ecs/im...mage/17875.jpg

    July 2015 - Uno signed with a management agency, Universal Sports Marketing.
    Source

    June 2015 - Interview by Kenji Miyamoto
    Video links and translations

    June 2015 - Interview by Shizuka Arakawa
    Video unavailable, preview only

    May 2015 - "Rising stars of Asia: Uno ready to put on a show" by Wei Xiong
    https://web.archive.org/web/20151018...-put-on-a-show

    December 2015 - "Uno: 'I'm still in the process of making it complete"
    https://web.archive.org/web/20160413...ng-it-complete

    April 2015 - Uno and Yamamoto on the cover of World Figure Skating Magazine NEXT (Special Edition)
    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/71ISohQt5XL.jpg

    March 2015 - "Uno withstands late charge from Jin to win title" by Klaus-Reinhold Kany
    https://web.archive.org/web/20151018...n-to-win-title

    March 2015 - "Red-hot Uno in full control after excellent short" by Klaus-Reinhold Kany
    https://web.archive.org/web/20160413...xcellent-short

    Dec 2014 - "Shōma Uno: the story of a triumph" by Florentina Tone
    http://www.insideskating.net/2014/12...y-of-a-triumph

    December 2014 - "Uno in full control, runs away with men's title" by Jean-Christophe Berlot
    https://web.archive.org/web/20151018...ith-mens-title

    Oct. 2014 - "Uno Wins Men's Gold at JGP Croatia" by Michael Terry
    https://web.archive.org/web/20151018...ilver-for-chen
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    Shoma Uno

    Shoma is still small but has a bright future once gets a consistent 3A
    an explosive and mini Daisuke in the making. he will be up there with Yuzuru in the coming years
    and he is very popular in Japan like Yuzuru
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    Thanks for starting this thread. I became a fan of his after watching this perfromance of his at MOI in 2013.
    He needs to up his tech but my goodness he has everything else. He received Level 4 in spins and footwork
    in both SP and FP.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idzi8ns1Ta0

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    Quote Originally Posted by demarinis5 View Post
    His choice in outfit there reminds me of Captain Kirk
    Teasing aside, Shoma is one of the younger skaters I'm looking forward to the most, he's so fast and smooth on the ice!
    And he has said he idolizes Yuzuru- or maybe that he wants to follow in his footsteps? My japanese isn't that great Definitely something along those lines, though.

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    YES SHOMA THE FUTURE OF TEAM JAPAN MENS FIGURE SKATING
    i love that he already has his own style at such a young age; now he just needs to get all his jumps. hes going to be a big name in japan one day!! :--)

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    Shoma is one of the few junior that really stands out! He has always had a great personality from the very beginning and really reminds a little Takahashi in terms of musicality! The only thing that worries me is his little figure. I don't know how much the judges can appreciate his performances since he's so tiny and everything he does is so tiny too... As long as he skates among junior it's relative but with the seniors the difference'll be bigger I see the same problem with the other japanese raising star Miyahara

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    Bringing back this thread because Shoma debuted his new LP at Dreams On Ice
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GX_hD-bEQ4k

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    Quote Originally Posted by ioanap View Post
    Bringing back this thread because Shoma debuted his new LP at Dreams On Ice
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GX_hD-bEQ4k
    He can glide out of his jumps so nicely And the positions at 2:38 are creative.
    Giving that rose away to the woman in the audience was especially cute

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    Does anyone know if he's moving up this season? I'm hoping he'll stay junior for now and work on his 3A, I don't want him to get lost in the senior mix

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    Quote Originally Posted by shiroKJ View Post
    Does anyone know if he's moving up this season? I'm hoping he'll stay junior for now and work on his 3A, I don't want him to get lost in the senior mix
    well he hasn't been assigned any senior GPs, unless JSF uses their last NHK host pick on him. But it's very likely that the host pick could go to Keiji, so I think we can expect him to stay in juniors this season.

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    He's assigned to JGPs so far. But even if he goes to NHK it's only gonna be a one-time thing since he won't get a spot for 4CC and least of all Worlds.

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    I have to say I love his spins and the smooth gliding on the ice. He's channeling Dai a lot in this program and that's very cute to see but at the same time he has his own personal style.

    Also, I looove his cantilever.

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    Shoma landed a 4T! Slightly underrotated but still, it's a progress.

    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2...om=embediframe

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    Quote Originally Posted by ioanap View Post
    Shoma landed a 4T! Slightly underrotated but still, it's a progress.

    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2...om=embediframe

    I don't know if it is my feeling only but he is looking on this video like young Yuzuru

    Nice attempt on quad, very light. I am actually quite surprised on flexibility of this jump. Last time when I saw his performance at junior worlds he was looking quite heavy on jumps. Nice progress

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    Quote Originally Posted by HanDomi View Post
    I don't know if it is my feeling only but he is looking on this video like young Yuzuru
    I actually thought he looked a lot like Daisuke, especially just before doing the quad.

    But that may be just me, because I see Shoma channeling Daisuke many times.

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    I have to admit I didn't expect to see such a good quad attempt from Shoma, especially knowing that the 3A is still giving him a lot of trouble. He probably won't put it in his programs yet but I do hope he manages to get a fully rotated and consistent one in the future. After seeing this, I've gotten high hopes for his 3A success as well.

    Meanwhile, what he really needs to do is fix his flutz. It's the most important thing for him right now.

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    I'd say that Shoma's 4T looks more rotated than Nam's 4S right now. I cried tears of joy when I read that Shoma landed a quad in practice. Maybe landing quads will have a good effect on his 3As? Maybe he'll actually rotate and land his 3As??? I can only hope.
    But yes, he needs to fix his flutz. Especially because I think the lutz is the required jump for the junior men's SP this season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ioanap View Post
    Shoma landed a 4T! Slightly underrotated but still, it's a progress.

    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2...om=embediframe
    Ooooooh maaaai gaaado... Is Shoma practicing quads already? Looking at the vid, he's landing it almost. Wow! Ilia has done wonders to Shoma! Thank you, thank you, thank you, Ilia! And Shoma's grown up quite a bit, isn't he? Now he is probably the only skater who grabs my heart with its skate among the current J-boys after Daisuke. Good luck to him in the new season!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Meoima View Post
    I don't know and dare not say for sure since Axel and Lutz are entire different matters to toe loop. Let's hope for him.
    I am only thinking wishfully. He may be one of those skaters that never really get their triple axels down sighs. He's my hope for the future of Japanese mens and I want him to do well this season.

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    Wow I'm pleasantly surprised at his 4T. I was expecting it to be pretty rough, but that was pretty nice

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