Explaining his decision to move to Japan, Tomoki Hiwatashi says, "Mie is a great coach and I wanted to work with her and learn what she...
Mana Kawabe, Hana Yoshida and Mone Chiba are Japan's Skate America women's entrants. Shun Sato, Tatsuya Tsuboi and Nozomu Yoshioka are the men's entrants.
After spending the last several years training in Colorado with Damon Allen and Christy Krall, Tomoki Hiwatashi has shifted his training base to Kyoto.
The only skater who has ever landed the quad axel, the 18-year-old Ilia Malinin finished third at the 2022 Grand Prix Final in Turin, Italy.
Yuzuru Hanyu and Shoma Uno both wore her costumes at the Pyeongchang Olympics, a reminder of Ito’s gravitas in her chosen field.
Inspired by standouts Yuzuru Hanyu, Shoma Uno and others, the teenager strives for greatness in the sport while pursuing ambitious educational goals.
“Hanyu showed us that he is not just a skater. He is a legend. What he tried to do was not just for himself, it’s to...
The five-time reigning American champion returns to the ice after a long layoff due to the cancellation of the Grand Prix Final.
“Everything is improving now and technically spiritual,” Uno said. “The most important thing I have practiced is the quadruple salchow.”
Their pairs figure skating medal was Japan’s first on the GP circuit since Narumi Takahashi and Mervin Tran claimed the silver at the NHK Trophy in...
“The competition was so special and so fun for me. During skating it was like skating inside a dream,” Miyahara recalled.
The 21-year-old American-born Hiwatashi is working hard to prepare for the upcoming figure skating season as he pursues his dream of competing at the Olympics.