Who is Maia Shibutani?
Maia Harumi Shibutani is an American Figure Skater, whereas she is going to represent in Olympics 2018 for her country United States. She contends with her sibling Alex Shibutani. They are the 2011 World bronze medalists, 2011 Four Continents silver medalists, 2009 World Junior silver medalists, two-time U.S. national silver medalists (2011– 2012), 2011 NHK Trophy champions and 2010 U.S. Junior national champions.
Short Biography: Maia Shibhutani
Name: Maia Shibhutani
Full Name: Maia Harumi Shibutani
Date of Birth: July 20, 1994
Age: 23 years old (in 2018)
Birthplace: New York City, NY
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 5 feet 3 inches (1.6m)
Weight: 52 Kg
Body Measurements: N/A
Profession: Figure Skater
Net Worth: $7, 00,000
Maia Shibutani started skating when she was just at the age of four. She initially prepared as a solitary skater and was instructed by Slavka Kohout Button, a mentor best known for managing US women's champion, Janet Lynn. A key source of motivation for the kin to seek after ice dancing came in March 2003 when their family went to the World Championships in Washington D.C. Alex Shibutani reviewed in one of the interviews, "We were situated near the ice in the second line, and when the ice artists turned out for their warm-up, we could really feel a whirlwind as the skaters flew by. We were so awed with the masterfulness, skating quality, and speed of the best groups that we chose to try it out."
Career and Education:
It was Maia who began skating in the first place, considering it to be the ideal method to express what she heard, each day at home, in music. Her mother and father, Naomi and Chris Shibutani, both previously focused performers, she's a piano player and he's a flute player, dependably had some sort of music playing when the family was preparing for supper at their home, first in Boston, at that point in Connecticut – traditional, jazz, contemporary, it didn't make a difference.
After Maia figured out how to skate at birthday parties, she took to freestyling on the ice too long CDs that Naomi set up together for her. Maia and her sibling Alex Shibutani collaborated as ice move accomplices in the spring of 2004. Amid the 2004 and 2005 season, their first period of rivalry, they contended on the adolescent level, which is the most reduced focused level in the U.S. Figure Skating testing structure. They contended at the 2005 North Atlantic Regional Championships, the qualifying rivalry for the U.S. Junior Championships, and won the competition. The win qualified them for the 2005 U.S. Junior Championships.
The Shibutanis won the Southwestern Regional Championships, fitting the bill for the 2006 U.S Junior Championships. At the 2006 U.S. Junior Championships, they set second in the main obligatory dance and after that won the second necessary and free dances to win the title overall. They acted as guest bloggers and assistants for the media staff for U.S. Figure Skating at the 2006 U.S. Titles, and again at the 2006 Four Continents, which were held in Colorado Springs.
At the 2007 Midwestern Sectional Championships, their qualifying rivalry for the national titles, the Shibutanis contended under They put second in the primary necessary move and after that won the second mandatory and the free dances to win the opposition general and fit the bill for the 2007 U.S. Titles.
At the 2008 Midwestern Sectionals, the Shibutanis set forth in the obligatory move and afterward third in the first and free dances to win the bronze decoration by and large. This award qualified them for the 2008 U.S. Titles.
Maia Shibutani progressed toward becoming age-qualified to content on the worldwide junior circuit. The Shibutanis made their lesser worldwide introduction on the ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP). At their first occasion, the 2008– 09 ISU Junior Grand Prix occasion in Courchevel, France, they set second in the obligatory move and afterward won the first and free moves to win the gold decoration in general by an edge of the triumph of 11.00 focuses over silver medalists Kharis Ralph and Asher Hill. They were then relegated to their second occasion, the occasion in Madrid, Spain. At this occasion, they set second in every one of the three portions of the opposition and won the silver medal. These two decorations qualified them for the 2008– 2009 ISU Junior Grand Prix Final, for which they were the third-positioned qualifiers. Qualifying for the occasion had additionally qualified them for the 2009 U.S. Titles.
The Shibutanis went ahead to the 2009 U.S. Titles, where they contended on the lesser level for the second successive year. At the occasion, the Shibutanis set second in the necessary dance, the first dance, and the free dance. They won the silver award overall denoting their fifth back to back platform complete at a national-level rivalry. Following the opposition, the Shibutanis were named to the group to the 2009 World Junior Championships.
The Shibutanis won both their JGP occasions - in Lake Placid, New York and in Zagreb, Croatia. At the JGP Final in Tokyo, Japan, they won the bronze award. At 2010 Junior Worlds, their last junior occasion subsequent to having sought two seasons on the worldwide circuit, they completed simply off the platform in fourth place.
In 2011 Finlandia, they both began their season with a silver award. Starting their Grand Prix season, they won silver at the 2011 Cup of China. After seven days they put first at the 2011 NHK Trophy, edging Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje for gold by 0.09 focuses. It was the Shibutanis' first senior Grand Prix title, earned amid simply their second season contending at the senior level. Their joined outcomes qualified them for the Grand Prix Final where they completed in fifth place.
At the 2012 US National titles, the Shibutanis rehashed as the silver medalists behind Davis and White. The Shibutanis completed fourth at the 2012 Four Continents, an occasion amid which Alex contended in the free move while to a great degree sick, and eighth at the 2012 World Championships.
The Shibutanis additionally took bronze at the 2013 U.S. Championships. They at that point contended at the 2013 Four Continents and completed fourth. At the 2013 World Championships, the Shibutanis completed eighth.
The Shibutanis started their season with yet another damage which constrained them to pull back from the US Classic in September. They started their focused season on the fabulous Prix by catching bronze decorations at both of their occasions - 2013 Skate America and 2013 NHK TrophyT-qualifying as exchanges to the Grand Prix Final. At the 2014 U.S. Titles, they earned the bronze award and were named in the U.S. group to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. They put ninth at the Olympics. The Shibutanis completed their season with solid exhibitions and a sixth-place complete at 2014 World Championships.
At the 2015 U.S. Titles, the couple won the silver decoration. They at that point went ahead to contend at the 2015 Four Continents Championships where they completed second in the short move and third place generally speaking. They finished their season with a fifth-put complete at the 2015 World Championships.
At the 2016 U.S. Titles, the Shibutanis set second behind Madison Chock and Evan Bates amid the short move, however, climbed following the free move to win their first senior US title. They earned overwhelming applause from the group of onlookers at the two fragments of the opposition.
At the 2017 U.S. Titles, the Shibutanis won their second national title; they defeated Chock/Bates by 1.01 subsequent to setting first in the short move and second in the free. The kin took silver at the 2017 Four Continents in Gangneung (South Korea), having positioned second in the two sections to Canada's Virtue/Moir.
The Shibutanis influenced their season to make a big appearance at the 2017 Rostelecom Cup. They scored 77.30 in the short move and 111.94 in the free move to put first on the two occasions and won the gold award, with 189.24 focuses. At their second GP occasion, 2017 Skate America, they again won both the short and free movement for an aggregate of 194.25 and in front of the packed general, meeting all requirements for the Grand Prix Final in Nagoya.
Maia Harumi Shibutani was conceived on July 20, 1994, in New York City. Discussing her family background she was born to parents named Chris Shibutani and Naomi Uyemura, both of Japanese plummet, who met as Harvard musicians. She has a more established sibling, Alex Shibutani who contends with her as her accomplice for ice dancing. She began figure skating in 1998 in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, and she was an understudy at Greenwich Academy in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Maia Shibutani is so much focused towards her career that currently, she is not interested to be in any kind of love affairs, make a boyfriend or else go on romantic dating with them. Rather she is a determined young lady having a great dream and is right now working hard to achieve her dream.
Wiki, Net worth and Salary:
Maia Shibutani is very determined towards her work. Because of all of her hard work and determination today she is known worldwide. Her immense popularity and success in her career have led her to jaw-dropping net worth. Her net worth is estimated to be somewhere around $7, 00,000. And, in coming days she will definitely gain more.
When Figure Skater star Maia Shibhutani was a child, her aim was to cook delicious food and choose the profession of the chef. She's as yet inspired by cooking, and the two siblings, that is she along with her brother portray themselves as foodies.