Quote Originally Posted by lavender View Post
Awww Kanako...she must of felt such pressure. Man I wish I could deal with Kanako's jump and layback technique because everything else is lovely. She has such a nice classy short program and she's such a sweetie you want to root for her. Off to watch her long program.
Hah I loved her reaction... I really think she was under a ton of pressure after her GP and maybe she was having inconsistent practices so to be able to get it together when it mattered most was a huge emotional relief. The contrast of Yamada's smile and Kanako tears-of-joy-grimace = priceless