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Michelle Kwan (1998 Olympic Silver Medalist, 2002 Olympic Bronze Medalist)

American skater Michelle Kwan never took home a gold medal from the Olympics, but her legacy cannot be compared. For almost a straight decade, she made the podium of the World Championships (including Olympic years), and she was the first skater since Dick Button to win the prestigious James E. Sullivan Award for American athletes.

A Comprehensive List of the Best Figure Skaters of All Time

It's an Olympic year, so read through some of the best figure skaters of all time to learn more about the ice skating world. See our list here.