5 Things You Never Knew About Kristi Yamaguchi (VIDEO)

January 16, 2015 3:33 PM

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5 Things You Never Knew About Kristi Yamaguchi (VIDEO)

Fleming was a three-time World Champ and took the gold in the 1968 Olympics in Grenoble, France -- the only gold the U.S. won in the games that year. Fleming was arguably the U.S.' first bonafide skating celeb to emerge from figure skating in the U.S.

After hanging up her skates, Fleming worked as a color analyst for ABC Sports for years, though she is now retired. The mother of two (and now grandmom) also had a high-profile battle with breast cancer, which was detected on the 30th anniversary of her gold metal win in France -- a challenge she to...

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