Inspired by standouts Yuzuru Hanyu, Shoma Uno and others, the teenager strives for greatness in the sport while pursuing ambitious educational goals.
In his sublime performance to “Bolero,” Uno finally broke out on the world stage with his first victory in a major senior competition.
In an exclusive interview, legendary choreographer Lori Nichol fondly recalls her long collaboration with Miyahara.
The Japanese skaters credit their recent success to a deep friendship that drives them both on and off the ice.
The transformation of Sakamoto and Uno from talented, successful performers on the global stage into world champions has been a thrill to watch, the columnist writes.
“I’m very happy with this achievement. I have worked very hard. I’m happy to finally be first.” ―Uno, 2022 Olympic bronze medalist and new world champion.
Uno skated beautifully to “Oboe Concerto” and surpassed his previous high short program mark of 105.90 at the Beijing Games.
The 18-year-old, who placed second at the Beijing Olympics, is the favorite to win the world title this week.
Daisuke Takahashi and Mao Asada were the first two skaters to sweep both singles titles for Japan, doing so at the 2010 world championships.
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