Career Highlights: Uemura has had strong performances in her three Olympic appearances, finishing fifth in 2006 at Turin, sixth in ’02 at Salt
Lake City and seventh in ’98 at Nagano. … Won gold in the moguls and dual moguls at the World Ski Championships at Inawashiro,
Japan, in August and September, becoming the first Japanese woman to win a World Cup title in skiing. … Took the top spot
in the moguls at a World Cup event in Canada on Jan. 24.