Professional figure skater Arakawa Shizuka (36) has announced the birth of her second child.
In a handwritten message, she reported, "At this time, my eldest son has been born, and we were able to welcome a new family member." She added, "I will challenge myself and do my best with whatever I do in order to grow even more as a parent and cherish the present that will lead to the future."
Arakawa married a non-celebrity man in December of 2013. She gave birth to her first child, a daughter, in November the following year.