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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 represented Japan
Born (1989-07-07)July 7, 1989
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Died March 14, 2020(2020-03-14) (aged 30)
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Home town Warren Township, New Jersey
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Former partner Kana Muramoto, Cathy Reed
Coach Marina Zueva, Oleg Eipstein, Massimo Scali, Johnny Johns
Former coach Galit Chait Moracci, Alexei Gorshkov, Tyler Myles, John Kerr, Inese Bucevica, Shae-Lynn Bourne, Nikolai Morozov, Valter Rizzo, Andrew Stroukoff, Susan Kelley
Choreographer Marina Zueva, Massimo Scali
Former choreographer Igor Shpilband, Patti Wilcox, Galit Chait, Inese Bucevica, Nikolai Morozov
Skating club Arctic Edge FSC
Kinoshita Club Tokyo
Former skating club Kawagoe Figure Skating Club
Training locations Canton, Michigan
Former training locations Hackensack, New Jersey
Began skating 1994
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 164.38
2018 Worlds
Short dance: 65.65
2018 Worlds
Free dance 98.73
2018 Worlds
Japanese name
Kana クリス・リード

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.

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.

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