Chris Reed Wiki – Biography
Chris Reed was a 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.
With Kana Muramoto, Reed was the 2018 Four Continents bronze medalist, the 2017 Asian Winter Games silver medalist, and a three-time Japanese national champion (2016–2018). They competed in the final segment at five ISU Championships and the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Chris Reed Age
Chris Reed was 30 years old. She was born on July 7, 1989 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.
Chris Reed was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan. His mother is Japanese and his father is American. Reed has two skating siblings – his elder sister, Cathy, with whom he competed in ice dancing, and his younger sister Allison Reed, who is also an ice dancer. The siblings grew up in Warren Township, New Jersey.
Reed was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan. For most of his skating career, he competed with his older sister, Cathy. They began skating together when she was 7 and he was 5.
“Our mom loved the sport of ice skating,” Reed told The Japan Times in December 2007. “She never skated, but she loved watching it. We just kept skating for fun and entering local competitions.”
They captured the novice ice dancing title at the 2006 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. The next year, they began representing Japan, their mother’s homeland.
From the 2007-08 season to the 2014-15 campaign, the Reeds collected seven ice dance titles at the Japan Championships during their successful partnership.
The Reed siblings placed 14th at the 2010 Vancouver Games and 21st at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. They also finished fifth at the NHK Trophy in the 2012-13 season and fifth at Skate America the next season. They earned a silver at the 2011 Asian Winter Games. Cathy Reed retired in 2015.
After she retired, Reed started a partnership with Kana Muramoto for the 2015-16 season. They also experienced some success on the global stage.
In 2018, Reed and Muramoto became the first Asian ice dancers to claim a medal in an ISU Championship event, placing third at the Four Continents in Taipei. They hauled in three Japan Championships titles in their three seasons together and finished 15th at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.
Reed announced his retirement on Dec. 31, 2019.
Cause of Death
Former ice dancer Chris Reed, who represented Japan for more than a decade, died on Saturday of a heart attack in Detroit, according to a published report. He was 30.
Yahoo Japan was the first media outlet to report his death. The Japan Skating Federation confirmed Reed’s death in an announcement on Tuesday.
Net worth is under review.
She stands to height of 1.85 m.