Photos from the Book

Liu Yu, Mama, Liu Jian Guo (brother), Baba (father), Liu Jing (sister)

Mama, cousin, Liu Jing (sister), Baba (father), NaiNai (grandmother)

Wushu class students in Baoying (Liu Yu is third from left in back row)

Baoying wushu girls (Liu Yu is in the center of the front row)

Liu Yu posing with sword (1973)

Coach Wang Jin Bao's monkey staff form (Liu Yu's wushu coach)

Coach Wang's publicity photo

Coach Wang

Coach Wang

China's 1974 Friendship Tour to U.S. (Coach Wang is the full figure standing to the left of President Nixon)

Liu Yu visiting Beijing for the 1979 Big Games

Liu Yu, left, with teammate

Liu Yu (left) in scene from movie, "Yao's Young Warriors"

Yao's Young Warriors movie poster

Yao's Young Warriors movie cast (Liu Yu second row up second from right; Coach Wang front row third from left)

Liu Yu in Chinese opera costume

Wushu troupe tours Canada (Liu Yu third from left in front; Coach Wang standing second from left)

Group taiji performance in Canada (Liu Yu is front left)Liu Yu (right) on Canadian roller coaster

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Liu Yu with double hooks

Liu Yu with siblings

New wushu students at Beijing University of Physical Education (Liu Yu is fourth from left)

College hiking group (Liu Yu third from left in rear)

Liu Yu (right) with classmate

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Liu Yu

Liu Yu on the cover of Chinese Wushu magazine

College wushu team performs in Tibet (Liu Yu third from left in front)

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Liu Yu with Zhang Wenguang

Liu Yu (left) with Xie Han, college roommate

Liu Yu (third from right) with Master Chen Xiaowang (fourth from right)

Liu Yu with fiance, Norm Petredean

Liu Yu with fiance, Norm Petredean

Liu Yu (center rear) with her students at Shaolin Temple

Reunion of Beijing University of Physical Education graduates at the 1995 Third World Wushu Championships in Baltimore, MD (Liu Yu is fourth from right in middle row)

U.S. Wushu Team at the 1997 Fourth World Wushu Championships in Rome, Italy (Liu Yu, team coach, is second from left in front)

Reunion of Beijing University of Physical Education graduates at the 1997 Fourth World Wushu Championships in Rome, Italy (Liu Yu is second from right in back row)

U.S. Wushu Team at the 1999 Fifth World Wushu Championships in Hong Kong (Liu Yu, team coach, is third from left in back)

Liu Yu with Bagua Master Liu Jingru

Liu Yu with daughter, Han Ling, and husband, Norm Petredean (2010)