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Michelle Kwan

Michelle Kwan Touts Husband's Campaign For Governor

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

Figure skating champion Michelle Kwan appears in a new television ad touting her husband Clay Pell (D) for Rhode Island governor. "One of the reas...

Helping Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders #GetCovered During AAPI Enrollment Week of Action

Dr. Howard K. Koh | Posted 09.17.2014 | Impact
Dr. Howard K. Koh

Stories such as Maly's make the March 31 Affordable Care Act open enrollment deadline even more critical for the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community to take action and get AAPIs enrolled in health coverage.

Speak Up With Jimmy: Michelle Kwan Speaks Up for Special Olympics (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 04.26.2014 | Impact
Jimmy Nguyen

In this fourth and final part of my interview with Michelle Kwan, the figure skating icon talks about her work supporting the Special Olympics and speaking up for young people worldwide with intellectual disabilities.

Speak Up With Jimmy: Michelle Kwan on Sports as a Diplomacy Tool (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports
Jimmy Nguyen

Michelle talks about her work as a Senior Adviser and Public Diplomacy Envoy for the U.S. State Department, and using the universal appeal of sports to improve international relations. She also talks about her efforts to inspire youth around the world.

Speak Up with Jimmy: Michelle Kwan on Proudest Skating Win and How to Win in Life (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 04.04.2014 | Sports
Jimmy Nguyen

In part 2 of my interview with her, Michelle reveals her proudest win in her long figure skating career -- when she says "There was no heaviness... I was simply present." She also gives advice on how everyone can win in life.

Speak Up With Jimmy: Michelle Kwan on Her Off-Ice Role for 2014 Winter Olympics (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 03.29.2014 | Sports
Jimmy Nguyen

Michelle talks about her off-ice role for the 2014 Winter Olympics -- working for Fox Sports as a sports analyst in Sochi, Russia.

Candidate Jumps Into Heated Primary

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's already contentious race for governor is about to get a lot more complicated with the entry of Clay Pell, the...

8 Olympic Figure Skaters You Were Obsessed With As A Kid, Then And Now

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.27.2014 | Women

Between the artistry, the thrill of watching fearsome athletes hurl themselves into epic jumps, and the costumes (oh, the costumes!) it's no wonder fi...

Speak Up With Jimmy: 2014 Winter Olympics Talk With Tyler Duckworth

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports
Jimmy Nguyen

I preview the 2014 Winter Olympics in this interview with MTV reality star and now sports journalist Tyler Duckworth. Tyler and I talk about the in...

Kwan Should Stop Spinning for Coke

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Michelle Kwan's roles as a presidentially appointed fitness and nutrition ambassador and a Coca-Cola pitchperson are irreconcilable. She'd win a gold medal for public health if she kept the first job and ditched the second.

A Guns N' Roses Cover Like You've Never Seen Before

Posted 10.07.2013 | Arts

Vancouver musician Michelle Kwan rocks out with this most holy of covers, showing that nothing is more rock 'n' roll than an ancient Chinese string in...

Michelle Kwan's Transition From Sports to Diplomacy (VIDEO)

Nicholas Kralev | Posted 11.09.2013 | Sports
Nicholas Kralev

Sports is a "useful tool" in diplomacy that helps to "engage foreign publics and connect people all over the world," Michelle Kwan, a five-time world figure-skating champion and the first public diplomacy envoy for the State Department.

Kwan Returning To Olympics

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

-- Michelle Kwan is going back to the Olympics – as a television analyst. Kwan has been hired by Fox Sports to cover the Winter Olympics in So...

'Let's Read! Let's Move!' Kicks Off With Special Guest

AP | BY SHAQUILLE BREWSTER | Posted 09.09.2013 | Books

WASHINGTON — Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan read to excited children and cheered them on as she helped kick off the Education Department's ...

Olympic Medalist Michelle Kwan Married

AP | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Olympic medalist figure skater Michelle Kwan and a grandson of the late U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell have married in Rhode Island. Th...

Michelle Kwan Is Engaged!

Posted 09.13.2012 | Weddings

World champion figure skater Michelle Kwan is engaged! According to People, the two-time Olympic medalist got engaged to boyfriend Clay Pell, who w...

17-Year-Old Wins "Date with History": An All Star Salute, Trip to Rio, and Chance to Save the World

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 07.25.2012 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Brittany Trilford, a 17 year old school girl from Wellington, New Zealand is the winner of an international search for a person under the age of 30 to represent youth and future generations at the Earth Summit this June 20-22 in Rio De Janeiro.

Students Do Jumping Jacks With The First Lady To Set Record

AP | By STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 12.12.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama is trying to help set a world record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. An overcast...

MICHELLE KWAN'S RETURN: Could It Be?

people.com | Lorenzo Benet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Last weekend, champion skater Michelle Kwan worked along side NBC broadcaster Bob Costas covering the figure skating world championships in Los Angele...