The orange blur that keeps ski star on track. After briefly marrying, the single mother-of-two began making ends meet by working as a hostess in a bar, which led to work as a prostitute in a sex parlour, nude photo shoots and eventually pornographic films. But inside she was competing for the wrong reason. She finished 34th of 34 competitors. At just 18, the winter sports prodigy entered the Olympics in Turin as one of the favourites in the halfpipe after winning a World Cup a year earlier. After a similarly fruitless appearance at the World Championships, Narita turned his attention to his children, three of which he began coaching in snowboarding.
Leighton. Age: 32.
Melo Imai winks at the camera.
Kynlee. Age: 29.
Japanese snowboarder Melo Imai at the 2006 Winter Olympics
Leading up to the Games I had this constant fear of failure, like a choking feeling. Picture: Asiawire Source:Supplied. Gruesome aftermath of horror crash.