Kristi Yamaguchi

Women skaters have been seen as exemplars of an "All-American" femininity: slim, blond, white. That's changing.
"There’s an excitement in waking up and taking care of him."
The new generation of American Olympic figure skaters draws inspiration from living legends of the rink: Kristi Yamaguchi and Michelle Kwan.
The former Olympian had some sweet advice for the 18-year-old heading off to the Winter Games.
During an appearance on "Oprah: Where Are They Now?", Yamaguchi opened up about everything from her childhood to her own
Adam Glassman, creative director of O Magazine, gives a glimpse into how the Oprah's Favorite Things spread is curated.
"My skating was dictated by the music. I probably couldn't compete without it. I think a lot of times you almost go on automatic pilot once you hear that first note... your body just knows what it's supposed to do to each note."
Some athletes even take their hard won notoriety and maybe those endorsements they worked so hard to get, and they go on to start or support charities to help others better their lives.
Between the artistry, the thrill of watching fearsome athletes hurl themselves into epic jumps, and the costumes (oh, the
From now on, whenever Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" comes on the radio, it will take me back to the Izod Center in New Jersey for the Legends of the Ice show.
Although her youngest, Emma, does skate recreationally, Yamaguchi isn't pushing her to take it more seriously. To watch the
The skater, who was inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame in 2005, offered some advice to this year's athletes. "I
Olympic champion Kristi Yamaguchi applauded her friend and fellow figure skater Brian Boitano, who came out as gay last month
U.S. figure skater and Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi talks to HuffPost Live about her career both on and off the ice, the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, and her latest collaboration with P&G's "Pick Them Back Up" campaign.
Kristi Yamaguchi joins HuffPost Live to talk about whether or not she'd like her daughter to ice skate competitively.
Kristi Yamaguchi joins HuffPost Live to talk about the 2014 Winter Olympics.
This year a lot happened to the Accidental Locavore and in the spirit of a year-end round-up, here's a look back at some
I can't imagine adding another self tracking device like Fitbit to tell me that all that spinning on sidewalks made my number of steps decrease by 7 percent from yesterday, that I would be 19 percent more efficient today if I hadn't gotten out of bed twice last night to pee and that regardless of what I do to 'improve' myself, I still have a 67 percent chance of getting breast cancer.