Kristi Yamaguchi is the official spokesperson for U.S. Figure Skating's National Skating Month, which takes place each January.
U.S. Figure Skating has named 1992 Olympic champion Kristi Yamaguchi as the official spokesperson for its upcoming National Skating Month, which takes place each January. Yamaguchi will aid U.S. Figure Skating, its member clubs and Basic Skills programs in encouraging people to take to the ice this winter to learn to skate. In its sixth year, National Skating Month has already set records for the 2007 event, with approximately 310 clubs and Basic Skills programs signed up to participate, and a total of 350 expected by Jan. 1. The previous record-holding year was 2006, when 304 clubs and programs participated. For more information, log on to www.usfigureskating.org.