Maia Shibutani, Meryl Davis and Madison Chock

The battle for Olympic bronze in the ice dance event ended in PyeongChang Tuesday with the brother-sister duo of Maia and Alex Shibutani standing proudly on the Olympic podium. After gracing the world podium for the first time in 2011, the team of siblings faced numerous challenges and setbacks before finding their way into medal contention in lead-up to PyeongChang.

From finding a style on the ice that worked for their unique, brother-sister dynamic to facing formidable foes within the world of American ice dance, Maia and Alex’s road to Olympic bronze wasn’t an easy one.

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