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Olympic Moment: Kim Yu-Na Reigns with Figure Skating Gold

The Queen finally has her Olympic crown.

Performing a flawless free skate, South Korea's Kim Yu-Na easily won the ladies' figure skating gold Thursday with a world record total of 228.56 points, shattering her previous global standard by 18 points. The win gave South Korea its first Olympic figure skating medal ever.

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Japan's Mao Asada won the silver, while Canada's Joannie Rochette took the bronze — four days after her mother, Therese, died of a heart attack. Americans Mirai Nagasu and Rachael Flatt finished in ...
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Olympic Spectator Michelle Kwan "Very Happy" Off the Ice

The Olympics still make Michelle Kwan nervous — for a different reason now.

"I always get nervous watching friends and people that I know skate," Kwan tells TVGuide.com. "I want them to do well, but it's fun and exciting to be in Vancouver as a spectator now. When I was competing, I saw pretty much the village, the rink and the practice rink. Or physical therapy. That was my extent of the Olympics. Now I get to see ...
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Olympic Moment: Grieving Joannie Rochette Skates Personal Best

Canadian figure skater Joannie Rochette burst into tears after she finished her short program. Not because it was a clean routine, but because of the tragedy she had to overcome to perform it.

Skating just two days after her mother, Therese, died of a heart attack at age 55, Rochette paid tribute ...
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2010 Access Hollywood: Episode Episode, Appearing
2010 2010 Winter Olympics TV Show Series, Appearing

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Figure Skater Rachael Flatt: Consistency Gives Me an Edge at Olympics

After nabbing silver for two straight years at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Rachael Flatt ascended to the top of the podium in January. A solid free skate with seven triple jumps secured her her first national title — and a spot on the Olympic team. "It's so exciting that I broke 200 points at nationals," Flatt, 17, tells TVGuide.com of her event record. "Of course, there is always room for improvement, and I have discussed those areas with Tom [Zakrajsek, her coach] and Lori [Nichol, her choreographer] and continue to push myself... I am incredibly proud to be on the U.S. team and to have the opportunity to compete on the world stage." A straight-A student, the Colorado Springs, Colo., native divides her time between the ice and the books, and has applied to nine colleges. See what she has to say about her last-minute training for the Olympics, whether she's an underdog and more.
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