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For followers of sport, the insinuating rhythm of Maurice Ravel's instrumental composition "Bolero" may forever evoke images of the swirling figures of the ice-dancing pair who electrified the 1984 Olympic winter games in Sarajevo, in the former Yugoslavia. Great Britain's Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean are perhaps best remembered as the "Bolero"-skating gold medalists, but in fact the pair have numerous amateur and professional championships to their credit. Following their Olympic gold (and subsequent, controversial 1994 bronze), the two have kept busy in their sport, both as performers and as choreographers.


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(With Neil Wilson) Torvill and Dean: Fire on Ice. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1994.

Sketch by Susan Salter

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almost 8 years ago

To t.baker

I think it was called "Missing" if you try typing "torvill and dean - missing" into youtube you should find it

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over 8 years ago

The greatest of all time.

Torvil & Dean did a performance accompanied only by chimes or bell lyre years ago that ranks as the best,most artistic, I've ever seen in my life.

I can't remember the melody or the complete performance - it's been too many years -but I've tried in vain to research & find a video.

Can anyone direct me or provide a contact to Torvil & Dean to,maybe,engage their help