Professional snowboarder and slopestyle specialist who earned recognition after winning a gold medal at the 2016 Winter X Games in Oslo. He became just the third Japanese athlete to take home a gold at any X Games winter event.
He won the Nokia Air and Style contest in Beijing at age 16.
In 2017, he became one of the few people in the world to ever land a quadruple cork.
He was born and raised in Japan.
He rose to celebrity status as a medal-winning snowboarder from Japan like Ayumu Hirano.