The Japan Society presents "The Inside Edge: Skating Champions from Japan & the U.S." as part of their Passing the Torch series, a celebration of the upcoming Tokyo Summer Games. This virtual event will take place on Tuesday, June 29, 8:00 PM EST.
Champion figure skaters from Japan and the U.S. will 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. Viewers will be able to ask direct questions during this interactive online program.
This is a free event conducted via Zoom, with advance registration required. Suggested donations are welcome to support the Japan Society's innovative programs. See their website for more details and registration.