In addition to becoming the first U. This past weekend, Davis and White became the second ice dance team to win three Skate America titles. Moments later, the champions sat down with TeamUSA. How long have you been training together? Charlie and I have been skating together as a team since , so coming up on 16 years; but we really have been training together since we were 6.
Ice dancing gold medalists with Stars on Ice in Albany
What Happened To Meryl Davis And Charlie White? The Olympic Ice Dancers Simply Needed A Break
Not our competitors, not our federation, not our friends. Our families thought we were crazy. So we had to prove we were doing it for the right reasons. We stayed very process-based, seeing what we were capable of. PyeongChang
Meryl Davis, Charlie White Win First-Ever Gold for Team USA in Ice Dancing at Sochi Olympics
It's a balmy evening in June, the air rich with the smell of fresh flowers, the breeze rustling the trees and wafting the distant lilt of music on strings. The magical is meeting with the practical here: the idyllic beauty of a Provencal wedding reconciled with the aching realities of spending an afternoon walking gardens and gravel paths in a pair of heels. Instead of slipping away to gaze lovingly into one another's eyes, the bride and groom excuse themselves for a quick wardrobe change so that she can be more comfortable at the reception—not a fairytale romance, but the real world kind.
The pair, who have been skating together since fourth grade, spoke to Cosmopolitan. How do you feel about people who say that ice dancing isn't a sport? Charlie: I think it's easy to sit on your couch and say that kind of thing. It's definitely one of the most physical activities you can take part in. I played hockey when I was young, and it's definitely on equal footing — the only difference is I didn't have to look good while playing hockey.