1992 Olympic gold medalist and world champion figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi joined Forum Live on February 25th, KQED’s in person and live-streamed event series, to talk about the scandals plaguing this year’s Olympics, anti-Asian racism and not being seen as fully American as she rose through the figure skating ranks, and her work supporting children’s literacy. We air the conversation as the Winter Paralympics get underway.
Olympic Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi on This Year's Olympics and More
Kristi Yamaguchi (Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
Kristi Yamaguchi, figure skater; Olympic gold medalist; founder, Always Dream