Aside from poor Tanith, who with her partner Ben Agosto got shut out of the medals last night (but she rooms with Johnny Weir in the athletes' village, so we're pretty sure he had a pitcher of margaritas and a Lady Gaga dance party ready to cheer her up when she got home), this is the best news ever. We're going to try not to jump the gun and start naming all the excellent little ice-skating gymnasts they'd produce, because for heaven's sake they're only 24 and 20, but for now we will just say that it's great that they can share glitter makeup and their mutual affection for leotards.I’ve loved watching Stars on Ice since I was a little girl.She did not compete with either partner internationally. Belbin / Agosto won the silver medal at the 2005 World Championships.After a year without a partner in Canada, Belbin moved to Detroit in 1998, where she was partnered with Benjamin Agosto by their coach Igor Shpilband. junior national title and then took the bronze medal at the 2000 World Junior Championships. Championships and won the silver medal, qualifying them for their first senior World Championships, where they finished 17th. Fans of Belbin / Agosto wrote letters and signed petitions asking for a special act of Congress to allow Belbin to become a citizen in time for her to compete at the 2006 Winter Olympics, where many believed they could medal. However, the mother of fellow American ice dancer David Mitchell sent a letter to Senator Hillary Clinton, asking her to vote against it.The pair met in October 2008 while performing in the NBC "Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular" in Rapid City, South Dakota, which is totally a real thing.Back then he was still dating 2004 ice dancing silver medalist Tanith Belbin and Nastia had just won her hardware at the Beijing Games. Lysacek became the first American men’s Olympic champion since Brian Boitano in 1988. He will join his coach, Frank Carroll, and choreographer, Lori Nichol, in the Hall of Fame. Belbin and Agosto are four-time World medalists (silver 2004, ’09; bronze 2006, ’07), and won five consecutive U. champion and is the last American woman to medal at an Olympics. Lussi’s most noted student was Dick Button, the only U. figure skater to win two Olympic titles (1948, ’52).
It was so special." Belbin wore a classic gown, in ivory, with a touch of pink, by Modern Trousseau. The six bridesmaids, three of which were White's sisters, all wore different shades of pink. It was supposed to rain that day, and it ended up not raining, and the sun came out." After the ceremony in a flowery bower, the Planterra Conservatory provided a perfect place for dinner and dancing.Tanith and Evan broke up in early 2009, just as their training for Vancouver was ramping up—she lives and trains in Pennsylvania, and he's in L. Evan and Nastia's relationship heated up during the year; together they attended last summer's ESPY Awards, where Nastia won Best Female Athlete, and he was in Dallas in August to watch her compete at U. "To see his dreams come true was amazing," she told People."It was nice to be on other side of things and be the support system, but I was nervous." The Secrets Of Olympic Figure Skating Couples So, you know, this is awesome.w=320" data-large-file="https://nbcolympictalk.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/evan-lysacek.jpg? The fourth member of the Class of 2016 is Gustave Lussi, who coached four U. In all, he won 11 major titles, including a World championship (2009) and two U. "We've gotten to know each other really well and [are] able to connect because there's nothing like the Olympics," Nastia said.