To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads.
Those advertisers use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on our sites and applications and across the Internet and your other apps and devices.
The next cluster of skaters are three supremely talented Americans, who have scored within a half-point of each other in the past two competitions, but are distant competitors behind the top duos. They share the same coaches as the French and the Canadians.
If that’s the case, Virtue’s and Moir’s chance at gold will be slim. national championship, even though they did not win first place in either phase.“Usually it’s just me, doing my own thing, but now I’m doing it with a partner on the dance floor.My skates are taken away from me and during a dance you can’t tell a joke, so that’s also taken away from me.The twizzle spins back into focus Sunday night with the short program section of figure skating’s most misunderstood discipline.This year, ice dancing features some of the most competitive story lines of the games, featuring an intense battle for the gold between two revolutionary teams and a three-way duel for bronze by American teams with distinctly differing styles.At some point during the program, every team must perform the same rhumba pattern.For a lot of the programs, the pattern will be easy to tell because it occurs when the music slows down.This particular pattern, which calls for the skaters’ free legs to remain at the same distance and angle as their partners as they smoothly skate through a series of challenging twists and turns, is notoriously difficult and even the top teams have had trouble mastering it.Here’s what it looks like, between and : That style doesn’t loan itself to the short dance, with its rigid technical requirements and frenzied Latin pace, but the two-time world champions have pushed themselves and perfected a fun and challenging program to the music of Ed Sheeran. And no, they are not dating either.) The French will be well-served if they can stay within a point of the Canadians in the short dance, so they can strike in the free.You always have the choice to experience our sites without personalized advertising based on your web browsing activity by visiting the DAA’s Consumer Choice page, the NAI's website, and/or the EU online choices page, from each of your browsers or devices.To avoid personalized advertising based on your mobile app activity, you can install the DAA’s App Choices app here.