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    Kanako Murakami

    Kanako Murakami (村上 佳菜子) is a Japanese figure skater who was born November 7, 1994, in Naka-ku, Nagoya, Japan.

    Kanako pronounces her name ( video by sabinfire)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znyUqjdODok


    2011 Worlds debuted at 11. 2012 she was 5th already and this year just nearly there with here 4th place finish. Some people hate her jumping technique, others adore her spins. Is she the next leading lady in Japan when Mao Asada will retire? I don't know, but I just adore and enjoy Kanako. Each season I like her more and I'm curious if she will be able to overcome her weaknesses and maybe medal at Worlds in Tokyo next year! She seems like a very positive girl and is not afraid of the ice.
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    I love Kanako! She is always so perky, and she has the best smile in the business!!! I especially loved her SP this year.

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    i am now a fan, much more finesse.

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    I do enjoy Kanako's skating quite a lot. She has really improved over the last 2 seasons and I beleive
    has a great future ahead of her.

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    I want Kanako to take some summer camp with Russians, like Bestemyanova&Bobrin, for example. She has way more artistic potential than her current team can offer.

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    She needs to get her jump techniques fixed asap, if she shooting for 2018. Her UR and < are going to keep burying her in standing.

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    News coverage on Kanako's university (Chukyo University) entrance ceremony.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=1abT02VkZHU

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    ^ Kanako is gonna be very popular there : https://twitter.com/T_K_5_/status/31...688513/photo/1

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    ^ LOL at the horde of wolves flocking around her like there's no tomorrow. Luckily, the lady-in-waiting was by the princess' side, albeit being pushed into the background (erm, to the far right) and had to remain inconspicuous.
    Wish her the best of luck juggling her studies, skating and personal life!

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    I don't remember this has been posted elsewhere already..Little Kanako and Mao at 2002 Nats. You will see young rather boyish Miki, too.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqDRi9wfWrg

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    I want Kanako to go into the Olympics as reigning 4CChamp!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gbp1qfvydhk

    I believe it is possible!

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    Omg Congratulations Kanako you are the reigning 4CC champ!!!! I'm so proud of you and good luck in Sochi!

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    Ha! I knew it would happen. Congrats Kanako. Skate your heart out in Sochi!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MaiKatze View Post
    I want Kanako to go into the Olympics as reigning 4CChamp!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gbp1qfvydhk

    I believe it is possible!
    Quote Originally Posted by MaiKatze View Post
    Ha! I knew it would happen. Congrats Kanako. Skate your heart out in Sochi!
    Dreams do come true! Kanako was fabulous!

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    So it will finally happen in a few hours. Kanako - hit those boards and skate with all the power I know you have! Good Luck.

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