Congratulations to the new couple. You know Kwan’s an Olympic legend — but it turns out both she and her new husband are both active in government. Kwan is a public policy envoy with the Department of State, Pell is director for strategic planning on the National Security staff at the White House:
Olympic medalist figure skater Michelle Kwan and a grandson of the late U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell have married in Rhode Island.
The Providence Journal reports Kwan and Coast Guard Lt. Clay Pell married at the First Unitarian Church in Providence. About 250 guests attended, including Gov. Lincoln Chafee and his wife.