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Japanese skiers compete at IPC Nor-Am Cup Super G

On Monday, Japanese para-alpine skiers competed at the IPC Nor-Am Cup at Copper Mountain. The competition’s first event was the Super G held at Rosie’s Race Arena.

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Japanese skiers competing included female sit skiers Tatsuko Aoki who finished her first run with a time of 1.26.44, Yoshiko Tanaka who finished her first run with a time of 1.33.40 and Momoka Muraoka with a time of 1.35.12, male standing skiers Mesahiko Tokai with a first run time of 1.15.65, Fumihiko Ito with a first run time of 1:22.09, and Fukataro Yamazaki with a time of 1.22.51, and male standing sit skiers Akira Taniguchi who finished his first run with a time of 1.16.23, Kenji Natsume with a time of 1.13.16 and Takanori Yokosawa.

Japanese skiers were back on the slopes yesterday.

Akira Taniguchi in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

Kenji Natsume in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

Kenji Natsume in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

Kenji Natsume in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

Kenji Natsume in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

Kenji Natsume in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

Kenji Natsume in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

Kenji Natsume in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.

Kenji Natsume in his first run of the Super G at the IPC Nor-Am Cup
Image: Laura Hale.


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Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2533 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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