Name: Takahito Yuki

Hails From: Japan

Favourite River: Miyakawa

Favourite Level Six Gear: Mack Dry Top

Story: Started slalom when he was in university and has since become one of the best river runners in Japan, taking on the snow-melt big water creeks. He also plays polo and freestyle.

Plans for this summer:

Claims to fame (other than being a level six athlete): Participated in the 2010 World Cup representing Japan.

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