- National Federation
- Japan Mountaineering Association
When you started competing in international competitions, did you see yourself being in the top-10?
It is my first time in international competitions, there a different world. I don’t know whether my level is world-class. So, I couldn’t image myself in the top-10.
What motivated you to compete rather than just to climb outside?
I like all of the competition; the atmosphere and cheering of the audience etc. Especially, when I could finish a hard subject, I’m very glad that it made the audience happy.
What are some struggles you face as an athlete?
Difference of the experience with the high ranker and the pressure from outside.
What influenced you to start competing?
When I was young, I won the championship in a small competition. The nice feeling at that time was unforgettable for me and I wanted to experience it again and again.
Who most helped you get to where you are right now?
My parents, when I was young, they drove me to and from the gym. Now they give the environment that I can concentrate on climbing.
What advice could you give to Young Athletes?
Hard training is necessary, please do not forget to enjoy climbing.
- Sleeping and Eating!