During one of the dance events at the recent U.S. National Figure Skating Championships, IceNetwork.com's commentator Nancy Kerrigan
, brought attention to 2007 U.S. National Novice Champions Maia and Alex Shibutani's
height difference. That comment got me thinking that most elite ice dancers of today are beautiful and tall. Can ice dancers be short?
Everyone knows that U.S. ice dancer, Tanith Belbin, is not only a beauty, but she is also very tall. The dancers competing at international events wear the most beautiful outfits and sometimes it seems like ice dancing events are more like beauty pageants. Has anyone ever heard of a short Miss America? Is competitive ice dancing only for tall people?
The 2008 U.S. National Ice Dance Medalists Were NOT Short People
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