Rika Kihira

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shame about the 3A but she didnt let it bother her at all, here is her 3A from warmup, what a beauty, just perfect :love::love::love: also great to see she didnt look down at all and was smiling
Is it just me? That link takes me to the wrong time in the video? (by about 2 hours!)

This one works for me...

Whatever - it was a great 3A...!
 

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Is it just me? That link takes me to the wrong time in the video? (by about 2 hours!)

This one works for me...

Whatever - it was a great 3A...!

its weird, it worked last night when i tried, maybe ISU channel adjusted the video :biggrin:
 

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Today was first day of practice at Egna, Rika did her LP RT , it seems it was pretty rough but it is okay as she was probably tired and still needs time to get used to new ice.
rt: 3A fall, 2A3T, 2F // 2Lz hand down, 2Lo, 3Lz2T2Lo, 3S.

Rika Kihira stats on 3A: 4 popped, 2 falls, 6 clean, 1 step out. She nailed 4 consecutive amazing 3A in a row. Impressive source
As a bonus a video of her amazing 3A today
:luv17:

I hope she can slay this competition and make JGPF in Japan. :yay:
 

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soooo excited to see her execute 3A cleanly and possibly as combo, really want to see her at JGPF (but want to see Nana there too :() :hap85: good luck Rika!! :cheer:
 

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Two things I dream to see in JGPF: Rika landing her 3A in a combination and Trusova landing her 4S. Now that would be an epic junior ladies Final!

Go, Rika! :cheer2:
 

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Rika Kihira is the new Japan National Junior Champion, coming back from a sixth place short program with a 3A-3T-2T combo, followed by another triple axel, to win.

If she does that in Nationals, she will be officially anointed Japan's Next Big Thing.
 

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congratulations Rika!!!! she is just incredible :love::luv17: her scoring potential is insane if she lands everything :eeking: also, she was so cute and funny at K&C :laugh:
here is the video of her LP (and her own commentary for it :biggrin:), what does she say?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUyxMcmf68Q
 

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rika kihira is the new japan national junior champion, coming back from a sixth place short program with a 3a-3t-2t combo, followed by another triple axel, to win.

If she does that in nationals, she will be officially anointed japan's next big thing.

3t ur???:(
 

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Rika is great! Two clean triple axels can add even more fire to JGPF and Nats.
 

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If she didn’t pop the 3lo into 2lo, and jump 3lz2lo, her BV will be a bit higher right? But still lower than Zagitova? I can’t believe with two 3A and 8 triples, her BV is still lower than a program without 3A. The system is ridiculous,
 

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If she didn’t pop the 3lo into 2lo, and jump 3lz2lo, her BV will be a bit higher right? But still lower than Zagitova? I can’t believe with two 3A and 8 triples, her BV is still lower than a program without 3A. The system is ridiculous,

if we say her layout is
3A3T, 3A, 3F / 3Lz2T2Lo, 3Lo, 3Lz2T, 3S her BV is about 4 points higher than Alina
 
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