Whether you reach it or not These two have been skating together for more than 20 years and engaged since And you added that if you win at Olympics you're ready, like her, to fall from the podium and die. We were upset with our performance, but we know that we shouldn't blame ourselves. How was it for you to get back to this program?
Take Sergei Grinkov and Ekaterina Gordeeva, the famed Russian pairs skaters and two-time Olympic gold medalists, who had a storied and ill-fated romance. Now they're divorced. Even the famed Torvill and Dean, two-time Olympic medalists who denied a relationship for years, recently admitted to having "dabbled" in romance back in the day. And any skating fan worth her feather bangs will have seen The Cutting Edge —a movie about pairs skaters falling in love—at least 50 times on VHS.
So who are the pairs-skating couples of today? We've burrowed around on the darkest corners of the internet read: poorly translated Russian websites, skating fan site message boards to see what we could dig up. Here's intel for 13 pairs, listed in order of Sochi finish. Who cares about a gold medal?
What figure skating fans really want to know is, are Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov doing it? Back in the day, Volosozhar was allegedly dating her former partner, Stanislav Morosov, who transitioned into the role of her coach and, it would seem, her ex-boyfriend when she started skating with Trankov.
These two haven't publicly declared a relationship, and according to a Russian article translated very dubiously into English by Google, they enjoy a "platonic love" that includes vacationing together and generally spending most of single bahamian women free time with one another.CUNNING SINGLE LADY LAST EPISODE
But according to skating's megafans i. Their many adorable Instagram photos appear to support this thesis. Are they dating?Tatiana Volosozhar & Maxim Trankov - ❤ Celebrating 1 Year of a Beautiful Marriage ❤
These two have been skating together for 10 years, but not, it would appear, as a romantically involved couple. They placed 12th at the Winter Olympics and 8th at the Winter Olympics, and as high as 4th place at Worlds and Europeans.
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But Stanislav Morosov retired from skating after the Olympics and Tatiana Volosozhar was looking for a new partner. So Stanislav Morosov apparently recommended a new partner, Maxim Trankov. They were crowned Russian champions by the end of that year, and became known for their wonderful chemistry.GAY BEAR DATING FREE
With Maxim Trankov, Tatiana Volosozhar is the World champion, a two-timeWorld silver medalist, a three-time, European champion, the Grand Prix Final champion, and a two-timeRussian national champion. It turns out mine wasn't the only inquiring mind that wanted to know what was going on with this pair. In the past, he's described their love as platonicbut then we learned last night that they have a dog together.
I thought about them more today. I started to wonder, why should these two people—who decided to come together professionally as recently as —be forced to define their love in certain terms that we okay, I can understand?
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Love is so nuanced—look at couples who get married and divorced numerous times, people who remain friends after a breakupmen and women who identify as bisexual or polyamorous.
In an age when people in the public eye so often remain secretive about their relationships it's their right, for sureTatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov are letting it all hang out—even if we're not quite sure what we're looking at. And I'm refreshed by it. I applaud their flawless routine seriously, did you see her stick those landings?!