Among #JPN’s 124 team members is ski jumper Noriaki Kasai. At age 45, he will be the first athlete to ever compete in 8 OWG. He was just 19 when he debuted at Albertville 1992. #PyeongChang2018 | #OpeningCeremony pic.twitter.com/RYn8RcM0Yg
— Team Canada (@TeamCanada) February 9, 2018
At 45 years of age and competing in a record eighth Winter Games, Noriaki Kasai is hoping Pyeongchang becomes the venue for his biggest Olympic achievement.
Kasai is one of six male ski jumpers representing Japan in Pyeongchang, where he’ll surpass Russian luger Albert Demchenko’s mark for the most appearances at the Winter Olympics.