There are some things that you can do on the ice that you can't do on the floor," says Hough of the routine he crafted for Meryl Davis and Charlie White. After 16 years of skating together and a frustrating second-place silver at Vancouver, ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White are hoping ballroom choreography by five-time Dancing with the Stars champ Derek Hough will give them the edge at Sochi. The platonic power couple, whose moms still go with them everywhere, delivered a stunning, near-perfect performance at the U. Longtime fans of Dancing with the Stars , Davis and White contacted Hough through their mutual friend, Olympic gold medal ice skater Kristi Yamaguchi, who won season 6 of the show dancing with Mark Ballas. I was in awe. This is their fairy tale.
US Olympic Figure Skating 2018: Meet Team USA's Ice Dance Team
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The U. Olympic ice dancing team in next month's Pyeongchang Olympics will look similar to the group that competed in Sochi, Russia, four years ago. Both tandems recently competed in the U. Figure Skating Championships and will again represent the United States. However, the main difference will be the absence of Meryl Davis and Charlie White.
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Evan Bates born February 23, is an American ice dancer. With his skating partner, Madison Chock , he is a two-time World medalist silver in , bronze in , a three-time Grand Prix Final silver medalist —15 , —16 , , a two-time Four Continents champion , , and a two time U. The two represented the United States at the and Winter Olympics. They competed at the Winter Olympics. Evan Bates was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Figure skating seems to be a great place for romance. Several skaters have met at the rink and have had romances. This is a list of just some skating related romances and marriages.