Famous Freestyle Skiers from Japan

List of notable or famous freestyle skiers from Japan, with bios and photos, including the top freestyle skiers born in Japan and even some popular freestyle skiers who immigrated to Japan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Japanese freestyle skiers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These freestyle skiers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known freestyle skier from Japan is included when available.

List ranges from Miyuki Hatanaka to Yugo Tsukita, plus much more.

This historic freestyle skiers from Japan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Japanese freestyle skiers of note?" and "Who are the most famous freestyle skiers from Japan?" These prominent freestyle skiers of Japan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Japanese freestyle skiers.

Use this list of renowned Japanese freestyle skiers to discover some new freestyle skiers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}

  • Aiko Uemura
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    Aiko Uemura (上村 愛子, Uemura Aiko) is a Japanese freestyle skier. She participates in moguls and dual moguls. Her family moved to Hakuba town, Nagano Prefecture, Japan in 1986. She graduated from Hakuba High School in 1998, and works for the Kitano Construction Corporation in Nagano city, Japan. She is the first Japanese woman to win the 2007–08 World Cup in moguls, and also won two gold medals at FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships 2009. She took part in the Winter Olympic Games in 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, and 2014. In June 2009, she married alpine skier Kentaro Minagawa. At the 2014 Sochi Olympics, she was beaten for bronze by Hannah Kearney, the previous Olympic champion.
    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Itami, Japan
  • Arisa Murata

    Arisa Murata is a freestyle skier.
    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Kitakyushu, Japan
  • Emi Matsuura

    Emi Matsuura is a freestyle skier.
    • Age: 36
  • Hiroomi Takizawa
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    Hiroomi Takizawa

    Hiroomi Takizawa (瀧澤 宏臣, Takizawa Hiroomi, born 13 September 1973) is a Japanese freestyle skier who specializes in the skicross discipline. He is a former moguls skier.
    • Age: 49
  • Kai  Ozaki
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    Kai Ozaki is a freestyle skier.
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Fujisawa, Japan
  • Ken  Mizuno
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    Ken Mizuno is a freestyle skier.
    • Age: 44