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Nobunari Oda postpones wedding to go to Worlds

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by victorskid, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. victorskid

    victorskid Skating supporter

    According to the article: http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/sports/news/20110326p2g00m0sp085000c.html

    The article includes comments from Miki Ando & Yu-Na Kim.
    Cupid and (deleted member) like this.
  2. kittyjake5

    kittyjake5 Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the link. Happy Birthday to Oda and Congrats on your upcoming nuptials!!
  3. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

    Happy 24th Birthday to Nobu and I'm sure he will make a cute groom. Congratulations! :)
  4. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

    I thought he was already married!
  5. soxxy

    soxxy Guest

    So did I!
  6. Loves_Shizuka

    Loves_Shizuka The Stolbova/Klimov and James/Cipres Uber

    ^me too!
  7. Jenny81

    Jenny81 Active Member

    Same here. :eek:
    Anyway.. He has a beautiful wife and a cute baby.
    He's a lucky guy. :)
    I´ll keep my fingers crossed for him.
  8. soxxy

    soxxy Guest

    From Oda's wikipedia page:

    Not that I haven't heard, "Don't believe everything you read on Wikipedia."
  9. hirshey girl

    hirshey girl Well-Known Member

    Maybe they had a civil ceremony already and are now having a more formal wedding party with family and friends? Sounds like his girlfriend/wife is being very understanding. :D Good luck to Oda and to all the skaters!
  10. Zemgirl

    Zemgirl Well-Known Member

    I edit Wikipedia entries occasionally, and as a rule, if you can provide a reputable source for something, you can edit the entry accordingly. When it comes to skating, most people seem to be adding content and editing in good faith, so mistakes may come from the sources used.

    The sources for Oda being married (and having a son) in his Wikipedia entry are a Globe and Mail story and an Ice Network recap. IN does have mistakes on occasion, but this is something that I've seen in multiple articles, so I guess they had a civil ceremony or something similar before the baby was born, and waited until a bit later to have a more formal wedding.
  11. mmot

    mmot Active Member

    Yep. That's correct. All it takes in Japan to be married is to fill in the form, sign it and take it to the municipal office - which the couple did last year, before the baby was born. And they were planning to have a wedding party, a more social and celebratory event, this year - maybe because they thought it would be too much for him to look for a new coach, complete his degree, prepare for the Worlds on his home soil, and go through the baby birth, on top of organising the wedding party, in such a short period of time.

    I hope he does extremely well at the Worlds so that the occasion can be a double celebration. :)
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2011
  12. kittyjake5

    kittyjake5 Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the clarification.
  13. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

    Yes, thanks.
  14. natsukie325

    natsukie325 New Member

  15. skateboy

    skateboy Well-Known Member

    From your lips to the skategods' ears... ;) (Hoping, hoping, hoping...)
  16. Sylvia

    Sylvia Prepping for club comp. season!