A member of the Japan National Halfpipe Team, Rana competes year round in both World Cups and the Burton Global Open Series, while stopping for the occasional photo shoot along the way. Last season she stepped up with a 5th place finish at the Burton Canadian Open and got her first chance to compete in the Winter X Games, joining the top ranks of world-class riders.
Editor's Note: English and Japanese will be included in posts from our Japanese team riders and contributors. The weather in New Zealand hasn't been that good but it was pretty warm out and felt like spring riding at least. Coming off of an injury... read more
Month ago I tore my ACL when I was training at Mt hood. I’m not able to do snowboard about 1 year :( I’m going to try study English until I can do ride. And I do Rehab for sure:) I have an operation at September 8. Now I spending hot su... read more