- Sport: Olympic Figure Skating
- Nation: United States of America
- DOB: October 17, 1976
- Hometown: Santa Monica, CA
- Career Highlights: Inoue competed for Japan in her first two Olympic Games, placing 14th in pairs with Tomoaki Koyama in the 1992 Games before
placing 18th in singles in 1994. She moved to the United States in 1996, and began competing with John Baldwin in 2000. …
Inoue and Baldwin may be best known for becoming the first pair to successfully perform a throw triple axel in competition.
They first did it at the 2006 US Championships - which they won - and repeated the feat in the 2006 Olympics, where they placed
seventh. … Inoue and Baldwin also won the U.S. Championships in 2004, and were runners-up in 2005 and 2007. … Baldwin and
Inoue got engaged on the ice at the 2008 national championships after Baldwin proposed. … In May 2009, they switched coaches
from Phillip Mills to three-time national champions and two-time Olympians Jenny Meno and Todd Sand. … Inoue is a cancer survivor,
having been diagnosed in 1998 with lung cancer - the same disease that killed her father less than two years earlier.
- Olympic History: 2006,1994,1992