sports The Greatest American Ice Dancers of All Time  

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This is a ranked list of the greatest American ice dancers in the world. These greatest American ice dancers include some of the most iconic as well as some of the youngest most exciting American ice dancers in the world today. This list answers the question, “Who is the best American ice dancer ever?” Ice dancing is an aspect of figure skating that uses elements of ballroom dancing.  It became a winter Olympic sport in 1976.  Dancers compete as couples to execute complicated dance moves. These dancers from all over America. Many of these greatest ice dancers of all time are very young competitors who have worked at ice dancing for much of their lives. These best American ice dancers have the ability to execute flawless moves on the ice even under the greatest amounts of pressure and duress. They take full advantage of the grand stage they’re on whether it be national competitions or the world stage of the Olympics and have gone on to win gold, silver, and or bronze medals. To become one of the best ice dancers in the world takes great commitment, a strong work ethic, athletic skill, and composure. If you are wondering “Who the greatest American ice dancer is?” you can find it on this list.


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Michael finished 4th at the 1984 Olympics

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

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Colleen O'Connor won a silver medal at the 1975 World Figure Skating Championships. Prior to 2006 was part of the only U.S. Ice dancing team to have won a medal at the Olympics in figure skating.

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

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Judy Schwomeyer


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Judy Schwomeyer ice danced at the Grenoble Olympics in 1968. That demonstration resulted in ice dancing becoming an Olympic event.
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Meryl Davis


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She is a two-time World champion, the 2010 Olympic silver medalist

Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

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