Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age 48.
Why this sport?
She wanted to try a new challenge after having surgery on her right leg.
Club / Team
Health Angels : Japan
Most influential person in career
Prosthetic technician Fumio Usui. (tv-tokyo.co.jp, 28 Sep 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Live today as if it were your last day." (tv-tokyo.co.jp, 28 Sep 2013)
She had her right leg amputated below the knee in 2010 due to Macrodactyly, a condition in which her toes were abnormally large at birth. (tv-tokyo.co.jp, 28 Sep 2013)