ice skating world logoKaori Sakamoto took the skating world by storm last season in her first year as a senior competitor.

The 18-year-old finished second at Skate America last November, then took second again at the Japan championships in December to earn one of the two spots for women on Japan’s Olympic team for Pyeongchang…

Before last season began, Sakamoto announced that her goal was to make the Olympic team, but many in the skating community would have considered her odds of doing so very long.

Read from the Japan Times

 

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