Following Miho Takagi’s ironwoman performance captaining Japan at the Winter Olympics, where she collected four medals from her five speed skating events, her Paralympic counterpart, Momoka Muraoka, aims to go one step further and go 5-for-5 in Beijing.

The 25-year-old Muraoka competes in sit skiing, one of three disciplines in para Alpine skiing, and an event that has yielded a gold medal for Japan in each of the past four Paralympics.

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