Yamaguchi, Kristi

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Portrait of Kristi Yamaguchi (click to view image source)
Kristi Yamaguchi
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Yamaguchi, Kristi Gender: F
Kristine Tsuya Yamaguchi
born on 12 July 1971 at 09:02 (= 09:02 AM )
Place Hayward (Alameda County), California, 37n40, 122w05
Timezone PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 19°39' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 15°23 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 26°10'


American figure skater, World Champion in 1991 and 1992, she won the Olympic gold medal in 1992.

With sweet demeanor and grace, Yamaguchi charmed her way into the hearts of her audiences while her skating skills captured the votes of the judges. Underneath that lovely smile is great perseverance and hard work.

Yamaguchi was born with club feet was required to wear casts and special shoes when still a baby. Her parents encouraged her to exercise by skating and dancing in order to build strength. By 1987 she had won two junior championships and began to appear in news stories and magazines.

She has continued to skate and make guest appearances. In 1996 she established a foundation for children called "Always Dream." She married Bret Hedican on July 8, 2000 and gave birth to her first child, daughter Keara, on October 1, 2003 in Raleigh, NC. Their second child Emma Yoshiko was born on November 17, 2005, also in Raleigh.

In early 2008 she debuted on TV's popular series "Dancing with the Stars" where she competes with other stars who are each paired with professional dancers.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1992 (Olympic Gold)
  • Relationship : Marriage 8 July 2000 (married Bret Hedican)
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  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 1 October 2003 (had first baby, daughter Keara, in Raleigh, NC)
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  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 17 November 2005 (Second daughter, Emma Yoshiko)
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  • Work : Begin Major Project 2008 ("Dancing with the Stars" competition)

Source Notes

PT quotes birth certificate in hand


  • Vocation : Sports : Skating (Figure skater)
  • Notable : Awards : Olympics
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (World Championships)