Here’s to creating magic every time you step on the ice. Here’s to your incredible careers. Here’s to the grueling hours you spent practising your routines and to your passion and dedication for this art form. Thank you. You will be missed.
Daisuke Takahashi & Nobunari Oda through the years
Because of Nobu, I’ve been able to continue skating until today. If it was only me, I wouldn’t have been able to push myself this far. I can’t tell him this in person because I would feel too embarrassed, and it would sound strange if I actually said it, but I feel really grateful for Nobu. — Daisuke (x)
Nobunari Oda: SUPER MARIO, 2007 Jr. Nationals
This skater is actually descended directly from warring states era general Nobunaga Oda!
He retired last year, I heard : C