Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean became household names throughout the UK after a sparkling career in Ice Dancing.
The peak of their career came in 1984 with the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo Yugoslavia, where their interpretation of Ravel's Bolero not only won them the gold medal but made them the highest scoring figure skating pair of all time, for a single programme with twelve perfect 6.0s and six 5.9s.
They were already European and World Champions so they had been unbeatable all year.
Immediately after their success they turned professional and embarked on exhibitions across the world returning to amateur status to compete in the Olympics in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway, where they won a bronze medal.
In 1998 they retired from skating altogether and it was only Dancing On Ice that enticed them onto the ice rink again.
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