When it comes to the dazzling world of ice dancing two of the most well-known competitors in recent memory stick out. Meryl Davis and Charlie White have been leaving their audiences breathless since , but they're not competing during this year's PyeongChang Games. So what happened to Davis and White? It's not that they're retiring.
Ice Dancing Icons Meryl Davis & Charlie White Aren't Competing — But They're Not Retired
White, Davis won't leave their bond on ice for 'Dancing'
One video alone on YouTube has racked up over , views, astronomical numbers for a figure skating program. For the original dance, skaters are given a prescribed rhythm — a tango, for example — but can use any music or choreography that falls under that rhythm. Although many skaters opt for American country — the Vancouver Games might give new meaning to the term dueling banjoes — or Spanish music, choreographer Marina Zoueva wanted something that would really make Davis and White stand out. Davis and White loved the idea.
Meryl Davis, Charlie White and 17 years to ice dancing gold
During the Olympics in Pyeongchang, however, everything is different; the couple recently opened up to. This promising pair took home the gold medal at the U. Championships but finished just short of the podium in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Despite their clearly strong connection, partners Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue said they "hated each other" and were fierce competitors prior to coupling up on the ice in , according to an interview they did with. They were in a relationship for about two and a half years before calling it off—so they could focus on their performance on the ice, according to the NY Post.
Meryl Davis born January 1,  is a former competitive American ice dancer. With partner Charlie White , she is the Olympic champion , the Olympic silver medalist , a two-time , World champion, five-time Grand Prix Final champion — , three-time Four Continents champion , , and six-time U. They also won a bronze medal in the team event at the Winter Olympics.