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2020-21 Japanese Men, Pairs And Ice Dance

Dreamer57

Medalist
Joined
May 20, 2018
Article and interview with Sumitada Moriguchi, who is studying business at Doshisha University.
He was inspired by watching Daisuke Takahashi at the Vancouver Olympics to take up skating ⛸️
He is training both singles and pairs, partnering with Ikura Kushida.
 

figureskatingandrainbows

August can't get here soon enough
Final Flight
Joined
Dec 8, 2020
Yuma landed a clean quad loop in practice
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His first competition of the 2021-22 season (and possibly Shun and Kao's as well) will be one of the domestic trophies, such as the Kanto Summer Trophy, in August.
 

synesthesia

Final Flight
Joined
Mar 1, 2014
Country
Germany
A sneak peek at + interview with Kana and Dai about their new RD (English subs can be activated in the control panel):




- they chose a Japanese theme for the Olympic season and combined two songs – “Soran Bushi”, a modern arrangement of a Japanese folk song (sung by fishermen), and “Koto”, an instrumental hip hop piece

- the choreography reflects the maritime theme (some parts are supposed to evoke images of waves and fish)

- Daisuke had a lot of input into the choreography – Kana thinks he should be credited ;)

- they identify the MlSt and the lift as the program's highlights

- the lift serves as a transition between the two musical pieces

- they hope to improve their skills drastically and surprise their fans
 

Skater Boy

Record Breaker
Joined
Feb 24, 2012
I am so impressed with Japan. they have a great shot at olympic team medal They are making a move in pairs and already could win men's and women's They have great interest in Dance with Dai. The state of women and men is that they are a power house. Even if Sakamoto is on a downhill they have so many great ladies. The top 3 men are world / olympic medal favorites or potential medal winners. The only challenge will be the olympics are in Beijing so can they build enough of a gap/lead in men's and women's over the Chinese and close the gap in say pairs where potentially they could beat the Canadians, Americans, and or Italians
 

Weathergal

Medalist
Joined
May 25, 2014
I am so impressed with Japan. they have a great shot at olympic team medal They are making a move in pairs and already could win men's and women's They have great interest in Dance with Dai. The state of women and men is that they are a power house. Even if Sakamoto is on a downhill they have so many great ladies. The top 3 men are world / olympic medal favorites or potential medal winners. The only challenge will be the olympics are in Beijing so can they build enough of a gap/lead in men's and women's over the Chinese and close the gap in say pairs where potentially they could beat the Canadians, Americans, and or Italians
If you've watched Kaori at Worlds or WTT, I don't think you'd say she's on a downhill...
 
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