Tomoki Hiwatashi wins world junior title

Figure Skating Mar 9, 2019

Tomoki Hiwatashi wins world junior title

Tomoki Hiwatashi, an American teen born to Japanese parents in the United States, won the world junior championships in Croatia on Friday night. Hiwatashi, who hails from Hoffman Estates, Illinois, moved up from second place after the short program to claim the gold medal with ...

Moa Iwano visits U.S. to improve jumps

Figure Skating Nov 1, 2018

Moa Iwano visits U.S. to improve jumps

by Jack Gallagher

Rising junior skater Moa Iwano recently returned from a 10-day trip to the United States to work on improving her jumps, The Japan Times has learned. The 14-year-old from Kobe, who has been ticketed for stardom by analysts, spent 10 days in Colorado Springs, Colorado, ...