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Torvill and Dean

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When Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean collapsed to the ice at the climax of their routine to Boleroin the 1984 Winter Olympics, the judges could find no fault, awarding them 12 maximum scores of 6.0, while 24 million viewers watching at home in Britain simply looked on in amazement. Suddenly, we were all experts in figure skating, and we wanted to know more about the couple at the heart of it all. Despite intense interest in them, Torvill & Dean kept their lives private, with many still wondering if the pair were really a couple. They turned professional and would eventually spend eight years working on ITV's Dancing on Ice, but still much of their story remained unknown. Now, in Our Life on Ice, Torvill & Dean finally open up about the challenges they have faced and the pressures of life in the public eye: Jayne speaks candidly about her struggle with husband Phil to start a family, while Chris reveals the heartache in his family story. And of course, there is the skating, and the stories about what inspired their famous routines, and what the pair hope to achieve in the future as the approach their fortieth anniversary working together. It is the book their millions of fans have been waiting to read. Hardback with dust jacket.

Item details

Author(s):
Torvill and Dean
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st ed. 1st printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1471138682
ISBN-13:
9781471138683
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Title:
Our life on ice

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When Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean collapsed to the ice at the climax of their routine to Boleroin the 1984 Winter Olympics, the judges could find no fault, awarding them 12 maximum scores of 6.0, while 24 million viewers watching at home in Britain simply looked on in amazement. Suddenly, we were all experts in figure skating, and we wanted to know more about the couple at the heart of it all. Despite intense interest in them, Torvill & Dean kept their lives private, with many still wondering if the pair were really a couple. They turned professional and would eventually spend eight years working on ITV's Dancing on Ice, but still much of their story remained unknown. Now, in Our Life on Ice, Torvill & Dean finally open up about the challenges they have faced and the pressures of life in the public eye: Jayne speaks candidly about her struggle with husband Phil to start a family, while Chris reveals the heartache in his family story. And of course, there is the skating, and the stories about what inspired their famous routines, and what the pair hope to achieve in the future as the approach their fortieth anniversary working together. It is the book their millions of fans have been waiting to read. Hardback with dust jacket.

Author(s):
Torvill and Dean
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st ed. 1st printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1471138682
ISBN-13:
9781471138683
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Title:
Our life on ice

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