Deaf man succeeds in the skiing downhill in high mountain in Yamanashi Prefecture


(up) Satoshi Tamura standing atop before skiing downhill
(bottom) He first planned to ski along the blue line, but changed to the green line on the peak due the snow condition.
(photos: http://www.tamutamu-net.com/yamaski/20100521.html)


Satoshi Tamura, a Deaf adventurer, succeeded in skiing downhill on Kitadake (3192m) in Yamanashi Prefecture at around 15:00 on May 21, 2010.

Kitadake is the second high peak in Japan.

It is the first time since Daisuke Miura, a hearing pro skier, has skied down on the peak in 2004.

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