Figure Skating is a winter sport in which figure skaters either compete in singles and pairs. They perform a series of freestyle movements of jumps, spins, lifts and footwork in a graceful manner on the ice rink.
The objective for figure skating is for figure skaters to perform a choreographed routine trying to earn the most amount of points.
Kristi is a former figure skater. She was the first ever Asian American woman to win Gold at the 1992 Olympics. She is also a two time World Champion in 1991 and 1992. Before performing in the singles for women she was a pair skater with Rudy Galindo becoming the 1988 World Junior Champion and two time national champion. In 2005 she was inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame.
July 12, 1971