Skip navigation! Story from Olympics. Something about ice skating's romantic music, intimate choreography, tight costumes, and Kamasutra-esque lifts makes the sport surprisingly sexy. When you're watching pairs figure skating, it's impossible not to project some kind of narrative about the skaters being a real couple.
8 Olympic Ice Skating Pairs Who Are Couples in Real Life
8 Olympic Ice Skating Pairs Who Are Couples in Real Life | Time
Have you grown weary of shipping every possible character pairing from every CW show? Take a leaf from the internet's book and consider shipping figure skating pairs instead. One key difference between the two: figure skating pairs are seasoned athletes working with their professional partners, so don't, like, publish detailed fanfic about them like you would about Betty and Veronica. But, as The Ringer pointed out Tuesday , it's hard to deny the fun of shipping two extremely hot people performing incredible feats on international television. First, let's turn our attention to Chinese pairs skaters Sui Wenjing and Han Cong, who enraptured Twitter on Wednesday with their short program set to "Hallelujah. The two are obviously incredible actors as well as athletes, so it's not that hard for the brain to catch the ferry into Ship City.
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Some of the best beloved and most-watched events of the Winter Olympics are those of the pair skaters, couples who dazzle and delight us as they float over the ice. Here are the 10 most famous of those couples, and why they are so famous. Florence Madeline "Madge" Cave Syers — was a famous British figure skater in her own right, having entered an all-male figure skating event in and winning the silver medal, forcing the International Skating Union to create a separate championship for women. For the Olympics, the first to include figure skating at all, she entered as a pairs skater with her husband and coach, Edgar —