Born in Newcastle, NSW, Kailani Craine started skating at the age of eight.
In 2014 and 2105 Kailani the national Junior and Senior Ladies Champion. In December 2016, she successfully defended her title for the the third successive year.
Craine medalled twice in 2016 with a bronze at the 31st Volvo Open Cup in Riga, Latvia and silver at the ISU Challenger event Warsaw Cup in Poland.
In the 2013–14 season, Kailani competed in her first ISU Junior Grand Prix event and won her second junior national title.
Making her senior international debut, she took the silver medal at the MNNT Cup in January 2015. Kailani placed 12th at the 2015 Four Continents Championships in Seoul, South Korea and qualified for the free skate at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, placing 16th.
Kailani made her World Championship debut in 2016, finishing in 27th place.
Question & Answer:
Childhood Ambition: To compete in the Winter Olympic Games
I began this sport: In 2007
Proudest moment: Becoming Junior and Senior Australian National Champion in 2014
Favourite Food: Chicken Tortilla Soup
Favourite overseas competition: Junior World Championships
Sports Hero: Evan Lysacek
When I am not training/competing I am: Reading, studying, and snow boarding
Highest level of education achieved: Year 10
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