Kihira sets pace at Japan nationals

Figure Skating Dec 19, 2019

Kihira sets pace at Japan nationals

by Jack Gallagher

Rika Kihira took the lead after the women's short program at the Japan Championships on Thursday night at Yoyogi Gymnasium. Kihira, who was the runner-up behind Kaori Sakamoto at the nationals last year, earned a score of 73.98 points. Four-time national champion Satoko Miyahara is ...

Rika Kihira seeking to eliminate mistakes on ice

Figure Skating Nov 23, 2018

Rika Kihira seeking to eliminate mistakes on ice

Rika Kihira returns to the spotlight on Saturday at the Internationaux de France, with the final spots for the Grand Prix Final on the line. Kihira produced a sensational performance to win the NHK Trophy in her Grand Prix debut earlier this month and the ...