Michelle Kwan, American Public Diplomacy Envoy. World Champion figure skater

1980 - Born in California
1985 - Begins skating
1996 - World Champion
1997 - Autobiography, “Michelle Kwan: heart of a champion”
1998 - World Champion
1998 - Named Sportswoman of the Year by Women’s Sports Foundation
1998 - Olympic silver medallist
2000 - Named among “50 Most Beautiful People in the World" by People Magazine
2000 - World Champion
2001 - Wins Sullivan award
2001 - World Champion
2002 - Olympic bronze medallist
2003 - World Champion
2003 - United States Olympic Committee Sportswoman of the Year
2006 - Qualifies for the U.S. Olympic team but withdraws from competition due to injury
2006 - Appointed American Public Diplomacy Envoy 

It is my pleasure to invite to our studio today - one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World", according to People Magazine, World Champion figure skater and the First US Public Diplomacy Envoy - Michelle Kwan.