narration: Mao announced this season is to be her final one as a competitive skater. Her FS program in this season is...
Mao: FS is to Rach2.
narration: Asada skated to "Masquerade" at Vancouver Olympics and it was one of the pieces by Rachmaninov.
Mao: In Vancouver season that music made me mature and I was supported by it a lot.
narration: Four years since then, Asada overcame discouragements. She chose one of the Rachmaninov's pieces again in her final season as a competitive skater.
Mao: Supposedly this music supports me a lot. Midori skated to Rach2 in the Olympics. I want show a good performance at the Onlympics to this music, too.
narration: This music is the legendary number to which Midori Ito skated at Albertville Olympics and won silver medal. She fell on the opening 3A, and then she changed her jumping contents to do unplanned second 3A in her second half. It was the first successful 3A done in the ladies field ever.
Mao: At the Olympics, unplanned 3A, in the second half, Midori is the one and only who can carry it out.
narration; 18 years since then, at Vancouver Olympics, Mao was the first lady to carry out successful 3As at the Olympics. Besides, she carried out thee successful 3As and won silver medal. The successor to a 3A jumper, Mao Asada breatheｓ life into the masterpiece music, Rach 2, at the Sochi Olympics in her final season as a competitive skater.