Kristi Yamaguchi [yah-ma-goo-chee] is one of the world "s greatest figure skating champions. During her career she won twenty United States and World titles as a singles skater and four U.S. and World titles as a pairs skater. Among her awards is an Olympic gold medal she earned in 1992. It was a dream come true for Kristi, who had practiced for hundreds of hours, learning and polishing the difficult movements. Her freestyle program for the event showed the graceful dancing talent that brought pride to her family, her country, and her many fans.Kule, Elaine A. is the author of 'Kristi Yamaguchi', published 2005 under ISBN 9781410910578 and ISBN 1410910571.