http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/23/sp...slutskaya.htmlShe is, if possible, even busier now than when she was competing. She's hosting TV shows in her native Russia, and skating on a "Dancing with the Stars"-like program. She's doing some acting, and this week she came to the United States for a show that promotes heart disease awareness.
And in her favorite role of all, she's a mom. Her son, Artem, turned 1 earlier this month...
Slutskaya, who turns 30 in February, was one of the world's best for a decade, often battling good friend Michelle Kwan for the top spot on the podium. She had incredible athleticism, allowing her to pull off the toughest jumps — she can still do all five triples — and spins.