Michelle Wing Kwan (關穎珊) (born July 7, 1980) is a Chinese American figure skater.
Born in Torrance, California, Kwan has won five World Championships (1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, and 2003), the most by any Ladies' competitor since Carol Heiss in 1956-60. Her seven United States championships(1996 and 1998-2003) are the most by any skater in over half a century. She has also won two Olympic medals - silver in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, and bronze in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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The Winning Attitude!: What Its Takes to Be a Champion
From handling the stress of competition, to eating and exercising right, to getting out of bed at four in the morning, Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan coaches young readers on how to act and think like a true champion.
Champion figure skater Michelle Kwan shares her story of how hard work, sacrifice, and obstacles have affected her life, and she advises readers on how to become a champion in their own lives. Includes quizzes at the end of each chapter for readers to evaluate themselves.
Michelle Kwan, Heart of a Champion: An Autobiography
In this autobiography, the young figure skater who has been both the U.S. National Champion Figure Skater and the World Champion Figure Skater recounts her life up to the age of 16. Illustrated with photographs.
Heart of a Champion: In Her Own Words
At 16, Californian Michelle Kwan claimed the women's World Champion crown in figure skating. A bright and appealing role model for kids and adults alike, her story is one of hard work and true achievement. Full-color photos.
Michelle Kwan: My Special Moments
Come into Michelle Kwan's world in this personal photo album. In her own words, Michelle takes you behind the scenes -- both on and off the ice -- revealing the answers to the questions she is asked most. What is it like on the road all the time? Does she have time to date? What was it like meeting the President? From training to competing, family...
Michelle Kwan: My Book of Memories
At 16, Californian Michelle Kwan claimed the women's World Championship skating crown. A bright and appealing role model for kids and adults alike, her story is one of hard work and true achievement. Four-color photos.
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