PREP Alumni Dazzles On the Ice

When Noriko Ohsada put her three daughters in figure skating lessons, it was a way to keep them active and entertained — and having all her girls in the same program was convenient for the busy mom.

She had no expectations of her girls, and certainly no idea that the eldest, Meg, would go on to compete and win medals at an international level, perform dance on stages a world away, and become an inspiration to people in her hometown of Canmore, and around the world.

Those achievements would make any parent proud, but for Noriko Ohsada the feeling is particularly strong because Meg, now 23, has done it all while also changing the perception of people with Down syndrome.

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