An Olympic Ice Dance Champion Herself, Meryl Davis Applauds The PyeongChang Dance Performances

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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Charlie White talks Twitter trolls and previews Olympic ice dance competition

Charlie White talks Twitter trolls and previews Olympic ice dance competition

Charlie White won 2014 Olympic ice dance gold with partner Meryl Davis. Since then, White has transitioned into commentary work and he talks about the differences in covering versus competing at the Olympics.

Who does he look up to the most in his commentary work? His wife, Tanith, who “outworks everyone” in her figure skating analyst role.

Plus, he shares what points the ice dance competition in PyeongChang is going to come down to.

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Olympic ice dancer Charlie White isn’t staying quiet anymore

On Jan. 17, Olympic ice dance champion Charlie White posted a screenshot on Twitter of something he’d written “from the heart. “It began, “Words matter. Action matters. The role we play in society matters. These are lessons I learned as an athlete, and they are the words I live by as an Olympian.”

Read full article at ESPN.com