Ditch the Sequins and Get Dangerous, Ice Dancing

Meryl Davis and Charlie White made history on Monday, becoming the first U.S. pair to win gold in ice dancing at the Winter Olympics, reopening the debate of whether ice dancing is really a sport.
Is this a twizzle? Photographer: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Meryl Davis and Charlie White made history yesterday, becoming the first U.S. pair to win gold in ice dancing at the Winter Olympics. To an American audience that loves watching ice sports, the victory carries the potential to expose a new generation of fans to the event -- and reopen the debate of whether it's really a sport.

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