my rough translation from Japanese
Daisuke: Now I'm keeping off ice and taking a rest. I take my situation without keeping my eyes off. I try my best to do what I can do now.
"You'll find that life is still worthwhile. If you'll just Smile." --by john turner and geoffrey parsons
sad for daisuke but maybe best choice for him.
great chance for oda to fight for best spot of a japanese on the podium an bring him in a better position for the japanese sochi qualification