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    Rika Kihira

    Rika Kihira (Japanese: 紀平 梨花) is a Ladies' figure skater who represents Japan. She was born on July 21, 2002 in Nishinomiya, Japan.

    She is the 2017–18 Japan Junior national champion and senior national bronze medalist. Kihira is one of eight ladies competitors to land the triple Axel jump in an international competition. She is the first ever woman to land a triple axel-triple jump combination in an international competition organized by the International Skating Union. She finished within the top ten at the 2018 World Junior Championships.

    PROFILES

    JSF Profile: http://skatingjapan.or.jp/national/d...athlete_id=621
    ISU Profile: http://www.isuresults.com/bios/isufs00054891.htm
    Wikipedia Page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rika_Kihira
    Statsonice: https://www.statsonice.com/skater/rikakihira/

    SOCIAL MEDIA

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rikaskate0721/


    PROGRAMS

    2018-2019
    SP: Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy choreographed by David Wilson
    FS: Mercy in Darkness by Two Steps from Hell Choreographed by Tom Dickson

    2017-2018
    SP: Kung Fu Piano Choreographed by Tom Dickson
    FS: La strada Choreographed by Jeffrey Buttle

    2016-2017
    SP: Tzigane by Maurice Ravel Choreographed by Jeffrey Buttle
    FS: Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin Choreographed by Tom Dickson

    2015-2016
    SP: Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II
    FS: Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin

    PERSONAL BEST SCORES

    Personal Best Total Score 224.31 ISU GP NHK Trophy 2018
    Personal Best Score Short Program 70.79 ISU CS 26th Ondrej Nepela Trophy 2018
    Personal Best Score Free Skating 154.72 ISU GP NHK Trophy 2018

    MEDAL RECORD:

    Bronze All Japan Championships 2017
    Bronze JGP Italy 2017
    Silver ISU JGP Riga Cup 2017 Riga Junior
    Gold Asian Open FS Trophy 2017 Hong Kong Junior
    Silver 2016 JGP Czech Republic 2016-17 Junior
    Gold 2016 Triglav Trophy 2015-16 Novice
    Gold 2016 Japan Novice Championships Novice
    Gold 2016 Kinki Regional 2015-16 Novice
    Bronze 2015 Kinki Regional 2014-15 Novice

    COMPETITION RESULTS AND VIDEOS

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    Good Luck Rika

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    rooting for her to win so she can go to JGPF!!!

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    I like that she skates happy. So when I watch her I feel happy too.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSUEb85kiys
    Rika's winning FS , congratulations for the first JGP title and yay for the 3A

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    Triple axel as clean as a whistle. WOW Congrats!!!

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    Congratulations to the first 3A landing in competition and the first JGP gold medal!


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    you know what that cam angle really shows how much speed she goes into 3A. it is really a 3A caliber magnificent feel.

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    I predict Rika to be the first junior lady to get over 200 points.

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    This is the 3A the lady field needs to be pushed forward!! I am fed up with tano and ribbon and backloading tricks.

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    watched Rika's every jump in super-slow-mo. checked take-off and landing. There are no doubt about them at all. I like Rika's flip cos she used similar tech as Yuna
    I also like Rika's big smile

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    Congratulations to Miss "Air Japan"!

    Sensational triple axel, so clean and effortless...

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    Victory ceremony , Girls are so sweet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_UfXCAZM78

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    That was a nice 3A. It had real power behind it, rather than just quick rotation. She didn't seem like she stalked it too much either... just here we go, and bam. Nice to finally see.
    Last edited by liv; 09-24-2016 at 06:10 PM.

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    I was sooo impressed with Rika's 3a...
    It is not stalked at all :D

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    YEEEEEEEEEESSSS!!! so happy for her, not only did she qualify for JGPF but she did in an amazing way!! hopefully next time will be even better, i know she got all +GOE for her jumps but some of the landings can be even better!!
    btw i love the placement of her elements, feels very balanced

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    What a fabulous 3A! It was so exciting to see another skater make history

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    https://twitter.com/moekihira_812/st...43599752622080
    Rika's 4T attempt, its ur but its just second day she has been practicing it, the girl really has power

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    good attempt!

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