JAPAN ALPINE SKI RACER: Hayata Wakatsuki


Japan Alpine Ski Racer:

Hayata Wakatsuki

© Shinichiro TANAKA

Native of Echigo-Yuzawa, Niigata Prefecture
Hakkaisan High School
Kinki University
Affiliated teams:
SALOMON Racing Team
World Racing Academy (Team WRA)
Japan Ski Team (6 years)

Top Results:
2016 National Junior Championships, Winner
2016 National High School Championships Slalom, Winner
2017 National Junior Championships, Winner
2018 National Championships, Group A, Winner
2018 National Intercollegiate Championships, Giant Slalom, Winner
2018 All Japan Ski ChampionShips, Giant Slalom, 3rd
2019 Winter Universiade, Giant Slalom, 5th
2019 All Japan Ski ChampionShips, Super Giant Slalom, Winner
All Japan Student Ski Championship, Giant Slalom, Winner
2020 Audi FIS World Cup Naeba, Participant


2022 Winter Olympics (Beijing), Ski Team Candidate

Hayata is a native of Naeba, Niigata, which provided the perfect environment to start skiing and competing. Hayata progressed quickly and is now a promising young ski racer, specializing in the slalom.

"I'm aiming for Japan's first World Cup win and Olympic medal in the ski race events. Thank you for your support!"

Hayata Wakatsuki

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