Olympics The Greatest Ice Dancers of All Time  

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The all-time best ice dancers include some of the most iconic ice dancers from years ago as well as some young, upcoming dancers still on the scene today. Ever wondered, “Who is the greatest ice dancer of all time?” This list strives to answer that question using your votes. 

Ice dancing is an aspect of figure skating that uses elements of ballroom dancing and became a Winter Olympic sport in 1976.  Dancers compete as couples or solo to execute complicated dance moves. These dancers come from all over the place - Asia, Europe, and America. Many of these dancers are very young competitors who have worked at ice dancing for much of their lives.

These greatest 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. Many dancers below have gone on to win gold, silver, and or bronze medals. To become one of the greatest ice dancers of all time takes great commitment, a strong work ethic, athletic skill, and composure.

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Scott Moir


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In 2010 Scott Moir became Canada's and North America's first-ever Olympic Ice Dance Champions.

Birthplace: London, Canada

Nationality: Canada

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Tessa Virtue


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In 2010, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir became Canada's and North America's first-ever Olympic Ice Dance Champions.

Birthplace: London, Canada

Nationality: Canada

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Jayne Torvill


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In 1984, British ice dancer, Jayne Torvill won the Olympics. 

Birthplace: Clifton, Nottingham

Nationality: United Kingdom

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Christopher Dean


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In 1984, British ice dancer Christopher Dean, won the Olympics

Birthplace: Calverton, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

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