Figure skating has been part of the Olympic Games since and has been included in 25 Olympic Games. There have been medals 91 gold, 90 silver, and 90 bronze awarded to figure skaters representing 29 representing National Olympic Committees. Six events have been contested but one, men's special figures , was discontinued after a single Olympics. Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are the only figure skaters to win five Olympic medals 3 gold, 2 silver.
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Subscriber Account active since. There is an intimate relationship that exists between skating partners. The relationship was strictly professional, but the two had previously tried their hand at dating. Nothing came of it at the time, but she knew there was something there as far as Bates, 28, making a great partner. Falling in love took some time, as they only started dating a little over a year ago. But Chock believes their relationship has enhanced their performance and gives them an edge in competition. Regardless of what happens at the Games, though, Chock will be a winner with Bates by her side.
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It was fair to wonder after the Winter Olympics whether Tessa Virtue and David Moir, the stupendous, record-breaking Canadian ice dancing duo, won more than a gold medal for their romantic routines. If you don't see the passion, the emotion, the love in those eyes and those limbs, then what do you see? And no, now is not the time for all you ice dancing experts to tell us that every tandem routine on frozen water is about sensuality at its root.
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. They began skating together in and started dating in Jack Courtney and Sheryl Trueman Courtney's story may be perhaps the most romantic skating story in history since they have known each other for their entire lives.