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Britain's Olympic ice skating stars Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean have finally admitted they "dabbled" in a romantic affair after years of speculation. 7: 00AM GMT 15 Feb The ice All the latest film trailers, reviews and features. Christopher Dean is one half of the world-famous skating duo Torvill and I had not long finished the final series of Dancing on Ice in Jayne Torvill on IMDb: Movies, Tv, Celebrities, and more Torvill and Dean Ice Skating Drama Greenlit With 'Game of Thrones' Star Will Tudor The film will track the artistic and personal relationship between the two skaters, who were British, European, world and Olympic 24 May ; Digital Spy - TV news.
Torvill and Dean after a win Source Getty But a perfect score at the Olympics begins long before the first judge hangs out the first 10 or 6 as skaters were scored at the time.
It begins at Or more precisely, at 11 p. The pair started skating together in after Torvill, 17, and Dean, 16, had both been dumped by their skating partners. They each came from working class backgrounds: But their work ethic would put the pair in a class of their own on the ice.
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For five years the pair skated on weekends and evenings — often staying as late as 3 in the morning and Dean learning to use an ice tractor to resurface the ice before the rink re-opened to the public. Both are dressed in shiny white outfits with blue and mauve embroidery. The ice is lit a wintry blue and the movements take full advantage of the images of Husky-drawn sleighs, winter pageants, and snow-covered landscapes that the music evokes so successfully.
The dance is immensely fast and yet graceful at the same time. It actually begins in a static lift already posed as the lights go up, and it contains many large lifts from then on.
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Jayne leaps effortlessly onto Chris's shoulders on a number of occasions and, in one move, even leaps all the way round him, going above his head, with seemingly very little assistance they later incorporated this move into Mack and Mabel for their Face the Music Tour in the mid '90s. It contains many symmetrical dance steps and large sweeping arm gestures, with a succession of impressive lifts and a series of symmetrical jumps and leaps carried out in perfect unison with each other, giving the impression of animals running through the forest.
Unique to this dance is a series of two symmetrical steps where they literally leap high into the air together but leaning forward with their inside leg bent as they plunge back to the ground, putting their outside leg straight out behind them. The move actually makes them look like two stags leaping and bounding and thrusting their antlers forward. The piece ends with Jayne throwing herself onto Chris, who bends with Jayne balanced on his knees and allows himself to fall flat on to his back, ending with Jayne suspended in the air held up by Chris, forming a dramatic and very beautiful final tableau as Chris continues to glide across the ice on his back.
Torvill and Dean
Hi grace Echoes of Ireland [ edit ] Music: Challenge of the Champions Innsbruck Austria Result: The finished piece is actually an ensemble of three quite separate routines, which they later performed in different orders or simply on their own.
The first is a tradition lighthearted Irish jig with some very clever footwork. The second is a more sombre dance done to older tradition Irish Folk music. The third piece is a more modern piece, a very beautiful new age number done to a song sung by an Irish female artist.
Torvill + Dean's Bolero
This final dance includes an unusual lift where Jayne jumps up and sits high upon one of Chris's shoulders facing the opposite way from him.
The costumes consist of brown trousers, cream shirt, yellow neckerchief, and green-check waistcoat for Chris, and an off-orange dress with embroidered collar and sleeves and white apron for Jayne. World Professional Championships Result: It was highly technical, physically demanding with a lot of high and drawn-out lifts, and visually very impressive. I packed up my house and within two weeks of our last performance, I was living in America.Torvill & Dean Bolero 1984 Olympic Winning Routine
It was a completely new life. It was acclimatisation for about a year. So I had to make an effort to make them feel more comfortable," she says.
They now have a son, Kieran, and daughter Jessica. It's not like, oh - within a month, you can have a child. They don't make it easy, so it has to be the right decision.
Some do, which is amazing, but most people, first of all, want to have their own child, and you can't knock them for that," she says. And you think, 'Where are all the families?
They loved every part of it, but Dean admits that it may have cost him his marriage to Jill they split in ; he's now in a relationship with former Dancing On Ice judge Karen Barber.
Obviously, it caused frictions," he says. It was something I felt strongly about continuing to do. As they say in the book: