Chris Reed (figure skater)

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Chris Reed
Photos – Olympics 2018 – Dance (MURAMOTO Kana REED Chris JPN – 15th Place) (10).jpg
Reed with Muramoto at the 2018 Winter Olympics
Personal information
Country representedJapan
Born(1989-07-07)July 7, 1989
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
DiedMarch 14, 2020(2020-03-14) (aged 30)
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Home townWarren Township, New Jersey
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Former partnerKana Muramoto, Cathy Reed
CoachMarina Zueva, Oleg Eipstein, Massimo Scali, Johnny Johns
Former coachGalit Chait Moracci, Alexei Gorshkov, Tyler Myles, John Kerr, Inese Bucevica, Shae-Lynn Bourne, Nikolai Morozov, Valter Rizzo, Andrew Stroukoff, Susan Kelley
ChoreographerMarina Zueva, Massimo Scali
Former choreographerIgor Shpilband, Patti Wilcox, Galit Chait, Inese Bucevica, Nikolai Morozov
Skating clubArctic Edge FSC
Kinoshita Club Tokyo
Former skating clubKawagoe Figure Skating Club
Training locationsCanton, Michigan
Former training locationsHackensack, New Jersey
Began skating1994
ISU personal best scores
Combined total164.38
2018 Worlds
Short dance:65.65
2018 Worlds
Free dance98.73
2018 Worlds
Chris Reed
Japanese name

Chris Reed (July 7, 1989 – March 14, 2020) was an American-born Japanese ice dancer. With his sister Cathy Reed, he became a seven-time Japanese national champion (2008–2011, 2013–2015) and the 2011 Asian Winter Games silver medalist.[1]

They competed at two Winter Olympics (2010, 2014) and reached the final segment at nine ISU Championships.

On March 14, 2020, Reed died of sudden cardiac arrest in Detroit, Michigan at the age of 30.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Competition Results: Kana MURAMOTO / Chris REED". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on August 9, 2018.
  2. "フィギュアアイスダンス五輪選手 クリス・リードさんが急逝 30歳 心臓突然死で". 17 March 2020. Archived from the original on 4 April 2020. Retrieved 17 March 2020.