Category Archives: Sports

Art and Tradition: FuJETs Practicing Japanese Culture — Kyudo

This is the first in a series of articles exploring Fukushima JETs who practice traditional Japanese arts as a hobby. Kyudo – The Art of Japanese Archery Kyudo is one of the many Japanese martial arts. It can be deceptively … Continue reading

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The Inawashiro Cheap Ski/Board Day 2014

The Inawashiro Cheap Ski/Board Day Another yearly FuJET event, this fun day of skiing/boarding wearing either a) weird clothes or b) very few clothes at all, is a BLAST and also a good opportunity to do some good and raise … Continue reading

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Inawashiro Cheap Ski and Snowboard Day! 2014

Inawashiro Cheap Ski and Snowboard Day! What: A cheap day of boarding and skiing with your friends! (Costumes optional!) When: March 8 (Saturday) Where: Inawashiro Ski Field (猪苗代スキー場) How much: ONLY 2,500 yen! How to sign up: From NOW until … Continue reading

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FuJET- An Inside Look to the 2014 Hokkaido Trip, Part 9- Skiing&Snowboarding

Snow, snow, and more snow? What else is there to do with it besides make snowmen? Well, some folks long long ago decided to strap their feet to pieces of wood and slide down it. And so, we have skiing … Continue reading

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FuJET- An Inside Look to the 2014 Hokkaido Trip, Part 5- Getting out of Sapporo: Otaru

A bit closer to our home base of Sapporo is the port city of Otaru. Perhaps best known for the food and the canal, Otaru is a definite spot to add on to your ‘To Do’ list. Getting to Otaru … Continue reading

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