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Kristi Yamaguchi        

Former Olympic Figure Skater, Olympic Gold Medalist & Celebrity Champion of Dancing with the Stars

Kristine Yamaguchi is an American former figure skater. In ladies' singles, Yamaguchi is the 1992 Olympic champion, a two-time World champion, and the 1992 U.S. champion.

As a pairs skater with Rudy Galindo, she is the 1988 World Junior champion and a two-time national champion. In December 2005, she was inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. In 2008, Yamaguchi became the celebrity champion in the sixth season of "Dancing with the Stars".

Yamaguchi began skating and taking ballet lessons, as a child, as physical therapy for her club feet.

In early 2012, Yamaguchi created a woman's active wear line called Tsu.ya by Kristi Yamaguchi. Tsu.ya donates a portion of its proceeds to support early childhood literacy through Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation.

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