Just for kids Sports Illustrated for Kids Weekly

November 25, 1998

This Mystery Athlete

The Clues:

This Mystery Athlete is a twirling, whirling winner. Using the clues below, can you figure out who she is?

1. The Mystery Athlete competes on the same surface as Olympic speed skater Chris Witty.

2. The Mystery Athlete won a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics. She is the youngest Winter Olympic gold medalist.

3. The Mystery Athlete's last name has the words ski and pin in it.

The Athlete's name

Answer: Tara Lipinski figure skater

Good Sports

Defender Mark Santel of the Dallas Burn is a two-time Major League Soccer All-Star.

Mark also spends a lot of time helping kids. He reads to kids at a bookstore in Dallas, Texas, each month. He also reads to kids at area grade schools. He teaches kids that reading can help them reach their goals in life.

"I want to show kids how much fun reading can be," says Mark. "I want to help kids avoid the problems that come from being illiterate."

Pub Date: 11/25/98

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