At 6 years old, the ice became a place for me to express myself. Because I was so shy off the ice, it became my safe haven, with music and freedom and self-expression. That was my emotional outlet.Kristi Yamaguchi
Having achieved my own dreams, I want to give to kids who are less fortunate, who struggle with everyday obstacles. I want to give them something positive in their lives: support.Kristi Yamaguchi
I burnt myself out of skating. I was ready to focus on being a mom.Kristi Yamaguchi
I'd try to channel my nervous energy in a positive way into strength and endurance. It didn't always work.Kristi Yamaguchi
I'm kind of a homebody. My husband says I like to just stay home and do nothing, but that's just how I am.Kristi Yamaguchi
I've realized how precious life is. When I was younger, I was more adventurous. I felt invincible. I was game for everything. As a mom, I don't want to get injured because then I can't take care of my kids.Kristi Yamaguchi
is a famous American figure skater,
who was born on
July 12, 1971. As a person born on this date, Kristi Yamaguchi is listed in our database as the 31st
most popular celebrity for the day (July 12) and the 197th most popular for the year (1971).
People born on July 12
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Kristi Yamaguchi is the 908th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Kristi Yamaguchi's birthday, Kristi Yamaguchi is the 5429th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Hayward, California, U.S.
In general, Kristi Yamaguchi ranks as the 10236th
most popular famous person, and the 7th most popular figure skater of all time.
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