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Skating Champions – Japan & U.S.
June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Program Details: This is a free event, with advance registration required. Suggested donations are welcome to support our innovative programs. This program will be conducted online via Zoom. Registrants will receive the viewing link by email in advance of the event.
About the Event
The Inside Edge: Skating Champions From Japan and the U.S.
Champion figure skaters from Japan and the U.S. speak out about training and competing, the athletic mindset and resiliency in overcoming challenges, superfans and the extreme popularity of the sport in Japan, and life after competitive skating. Participants include two-time Olympian, 2018 Olympic bronze medalist and 2008 U.S. National Champion Mirai Nagasu; 2007 and 2011 World Champion, 2011 Four Continents Champion, 2004 World Junior Champion and three-time Japanese National Champion Miki Ando; and two-time Olympian, 1994 World Champion, 1990 Junior World Champion and two-time Japanese National Champion Yuka Sato. Moderated by two-time Olympic and World medalist and 1993 U.S. National Champion Nancy Kerrigan. Viewers will be able to ask direct questions during this interactive online program.
This program is part of our Passing the Torch series, a celebration of the upcoming Tokyo Summer Games.
Tuesday, June 29, 8 PM EDT
Wednesday, June 30, 9AM JST | Calculate your local time
The Japan America Society of Chicago fully supports this event.
6/29/2021 7:00 PM
6/29/2021 8:00 PM
The Inside Edge: Skating Champions from Japan and the U.S.