Mai Asada
Mai Asada - 2006 Skate America


July 17, 1988
Nagoya, Japan

Mai Asada (born July 17, 1988) is a Japanese figure skater who is the older sister of Mao Asada. She competed in the World Championships and the Junior World Championships. Originally a ballet dancer, she and her younger sister both switched to figure skating at a young age. Even though Mao Asada was three months too young for the 2006 Olympics in Turin, she did not qualify for any Winter Olympics (2006 Turin, 2010 Vancouver).

Ben and Toad's Contest

Mai Asada will be competing with her younger sister Mao Asada on the same season as each other on season 4, which airs on February 8, the day after the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. They still remain in the competition and are contenders for the finals, along with Channing Tatum and fellow Asian Kim Yu-Na.

She was announced as a contestant on June 28, 2014 for the special BATC edition of the All-Stars. She will be competing with Mao Asada the second time this has happened, after season 4. Both sisters are expected to be contenders for the finals in both of their seasons they participate.