The Inside Edge: Skating Champions from Japan & the U.S.

Passing the Torch
Tuesday, June 29, 2021, 8:00 PM

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; two-time Olympian, 1994 World Champion, 1990 Junior World Champion and two-time Japanese National Champion Yuka Sato; and four-time Japanese National Champion (2014, 2015, 2016, 2018), 2016 Four Continents Champion, 2018 Winter Olympian (4th), World Silver Medalist (2015), World Bronze Medalist (2018) and Grand Prix of Figure Skating Silver Medalist (2015, 2016) Satoko Miyahara. Moderated by two-time Olympic and World medalist and 1993 U.S. National Champion Nancy Kerrigan.