60-year-old Olympic gold medallists cause a stir with an ice dance: Video

Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean were there to prove they were still fit years after retiring, even if the idea of ice skating seems like a quick way to bruise and break bones to many people in their 20s and 30s.On the ice, where few would expect to see a couple in their 60s, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean relished the chance to relive their golden years.
Jayne and Christopher won the Olympic figure skating gold medal more than forty years ago, twelve points clear. They still hold the record score among figure skaters.This unexpected performance was broadcast on the British ice skating show Dancing on Ice. The show’s judges, Jayne and Christopher, took the unusual decision to surprise the audience with what could have been their final performance.Do our bodies reflect those 35 years? Yes, with age things start to deteriorate. Nowadays, every time we perform, we’re afraid it’s our last performance,” Christopher adds. So every time we skate, we feel like we get a little bonus. It brings up a lot of feelings.

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