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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Figure skating champion Kristi Yamaguchi posed for pctures for the media at The Rink in Downtown Burbank December 4, 2013

Kristi Yamaguchi thrills at The Rink in Downtown Burbank

Today Olympic skating champion-turned-author, Kristi Yamaguchi, made an appearance at The Rink in Downtown Burbank, to the delight of  some local school children. Yamaguchi’s original flight from Oakland got cancelled, but she hopped on another one and arrived shortly before noon at The Rink. Her first duty was to pose for photos and do interviews with the media. Yamaguchi was articulate and gracious. Not a hint  that a flight delay had put the event almost an hour behind schedule. The 1992 Olympic women’s singles gold medalist, told reporters... Read More →

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Figure skating champ to appear at The Rink in Downtown Burbank

The Rink in Downtown Burbank is getting some star power tomorrow. Olympic gold medal winner, Kristi Yamaguchi,  is scheduled to appear at the temporary ice rink, behind Burbank City Hall, on Wednesday, December 4. Since winning the Olympic gold in women’s singles skating in 1992, Yamaguchi has been very busy with various projects from professional skating to entertainment to philanthropy to writing and more. Also, Yamaguchi is a “Dancing with the Stars” champion . She won the dancing trophy with professional dancer, Mark Bellas, in season 6. Yamaguchi became... Read More →

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