A spellbinding four minutes on the ice from the pair from Bloomfield, Michigan, was the culmination of 17 years of hard work as they broke their own world record score to seal gold with 195.52 points.
Shy US Figure Skaters Find Their Feet To Win Sochi Gold
February 18, 2014

Via AFP:

Meryl Davis and Charlie White dazzled the judges at the Sochi Olympics to win America's first ever ice dance title -- but the personal chemistry was not immediately evident when they met as shy youngsters.

A spellbinding four minutes on the ice from the pair from Bloomfield, Michigan, was the culmination of 17 years of hard work as they broke their own world record score to seal gold with 195.52 points.

Second on the podium stood their long-time rivals -- Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue -- the Canadians with whom they train at Arctic Edge in Canton, Michigan, under the same Russian coach ...

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