Past Olympic Stars: Where Are They Now?
By paulag01 on August 10, 2012
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America's darling on the ice, Kristi Yamaguchi's artistry and athleticism are iconic. Following her 1992 Olympic victory, Kristi founded the Always Dream Foundation to support the lives of children through educational and recreational initiatives and continues to be active with philanthropic efforts. She remained an active professional athlete, spending a decade touring with Stars on Ice and winning numerous professional competitions. During Dancing with the Stars' sixth season, she took home the mirror ball trophy proving her artistry and competitive spirit transcends sport. She shows her entrepreneurial side as an author of children books and producer of her own workout DVD. A dedicated mom and wife, she experienced the spouse perspective of athletic achievement when her husband Brett's NHL team won the Stanley Cup.
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