Which couple dominated the sport of ice dancing in the 1980s?
– Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean
– Lyudmila Pakhomova and Aleksandr Gorshkov
– Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
– Natalia Bestemianova and Andrei Bukin
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean performed a free dance interpretation of “Bolero” that scored an unprecedented perfect 6.0 score in the artistic impression category at the 1984 Winter Olympics. Their gold medal performance set the standard for ice dancing at the Olympic level. The description of their technical skills was “flawless,” and their precise synchronization is legendary. Dean’s innovate choreography broke with ice dancing convention, changing the face of the sport worldwide. Source: trends2trivia.com
Torvill and Dean (Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean) are British ice dancers and former British, European, Olympic and World champions. At the Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics the pair won gold and became the highest scoring figure skaters of all time .