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Jan 28, 2013 0
Michelle Kwan Says She ‘Shed So Many Tears’ On her Wedding DayPosted In: Tying Knots
Michelle Kwan and Clay Pell. Photo: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos
Michelle Kwan and Clay Pell. Photo: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos

By Meghan Fitzgerald

Michelle Kwan walked down the aisle dressed head to toe in a flowing ivory Vera Wang dress, approaching the love of her life, Clay Pell. Most brides express emotions on their wedding day, however, and according to PeopleKwan shed “so many tears.” With all of her closest friends and family, Kwan was hit with emotions like a hurricane. The Providence Journal reported that after the ceremony, family and friends gathered together with sparklers as the new couple walked out of the church.

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Jan 22, 2013 0
Michelle Kwan Ties the Knot with Clay PellPosted In: Tying Knots
Michelle Kwan and Clay Pell. Photo: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos
Michelle Kwan and Clay Pell. Photo: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos

By Michelle Danzig

On January 19, Michelle Kwan and Clay Pell spoke their vows while playing the song that Kwan skated to in the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games, according to People. The melody, “Fields of Gold” signaled a new beginning for the nine-time U.S. national figure skating champion and five-time world champion olympic skater. Pell, 31, who is the director for strategic planning on the National Security staff at the White House, tied the knot with Kwan, 32, at the First Unitarian Church of Providence, R.I. Pell donned his full U.S. Coast Guard uniform and Kwan wore a Vera Wang gown in ivory. The couple shared self-written vows before 240 family and friends, among whom included Olympic champions Brian Boitano, Dick Button and Dorothy Hamill. The two were so moved, they even shared a kiss before the end of the ceremony. Kwan is now a senior advisor for public diplomacy and public affairs and told People that, although she doesn’t believe in love at first site, she knew that Clay was the ‘one.’

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Sep 14, 2012 0
Olympic Figure Skater Michelle Kwan is EngagedPosted In: Tying Knots
Michelle Kwan. Photo: Andrew Evans  / PR Photos
Michelle Kwan. Photo: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

By Erin Minty

Decorated Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan has another type of decoration to add to her collection–a diamond ring! Michelle Kwan got engaged to her boyfriend Clay Pell, 30, director for strategic planning on the National Security staff at the White House, on September 3rd.  The 32-year-old athlete tells People, “It was a simple decision and it made sense, that’s what’s so exciting to me.” Pell proposed on Block Island, off the coast of Rhode Island, after a day on the beach and swimming with the love of his life.

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