Though Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu had to sit out the 2018 Grand Prix Final due to injury, the spotlight in Vancouver still shone brightly upon another young skater from that nation. Rika Kihira — a teenage sensation — is just beginning to show the world just how good she can be.
Japan’s Rika Kihira was the star of the show at the 2018 Grand Prix Final and is the lead story in our full report of all the action from the senior competitions in Vancouver.
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EXPANDED INNER LOOP! Catch up with your favourite stars with our
expanded Inner Loop section that covers the world and features
images from the six Grand Prix Series events.