Illia Kovtun interview

Our Worlds AA bronze medalist has been on the World Cup circuit since before the start of Putin’s invasion.

So far his family is safe. But he’s very worried.

Kristi Yamaguchi: Asian American Idol Blind Landing

For many Asian Americans, seeing Kristi Yamaguchi win the gold in women’s figure skating at the 1992 Olympics was everything. She was more than a famous athlete — she was one of the few Asian Americans on TV, period. Yet for Kristi, the polished, glamorous image that we all saw was very different from her experience on the inside. From her choice to skate solo to seeking endorsements in an anti-Asian climate, reporter Stefanie Ritoper looks at the moments that almost stopped Kristi from becoming the Kristi Yamaguchi that we all know. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
  1. Kristi Yamaguchi: Asian American Idol
  2. Ukrainian Gymnast Illia Kovtun & The Story Behind The Photo Seen Around The World
  3. Mabel Fairbanks: Beyond The Edge
  4. Out On The Ice: Part 3
  5. Out On The Ice: Part 2

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