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  Jayne Torvill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Jayne Torvill konzentrierte sich zunächst auf das Paarlaufen und wurde zusammen mit Michael Hutchenson britischer Meister im Paarlaufen 1972.
Die 1984er Kür von Jayne Torvill und Christopher Dean nach der Musik zu Morice Ravels Boléro wurde weltberühmt und war sogar als Videoclip in einigen Hitparaden.
Jayne Torvill wurde ehrenhalber mit dem Titel Masters der Nottingham Trent University ausgezeichnet.
www.wissens-quiz.de /wissen/bildung/wikipedia/j/ja/jayne_torvill.html   (322 words)

 SIX ZERO: Jayne Torvill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Jayne's first skating partner was Michael Hutchenson and they competed in Pairs competitions together.
This was a challenge for Jayne who was now required to skate Ice Dance moves, something she hadn't done in a long time.
Jayne's solo skating has involved taking the part of "Ice Princess" in TandD's "Fire and Ice", and some much loved recent roles as "Virginia" in Stars On Ice and "Jaynova Torvillova" in Ice Adventures.
www.jhalle.demon.co.uk /szjayne.html   (314 words)

 Jayne Torvill
Jayne Torvill, OBE (born October 7, 1957, Nottingham, United Kingdom) is a British figure skater who, with her skating partner Christopher Dean, won a gold medal in ice dancing at the 1984 Winter Olympics and a bronze medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics.
Torvill became hooked on ice skating at the age of 8 following an after-school trip to the local ice rink.
Torvill and Dean returned to competition and added a bronze medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics.
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_Jayne_Torvill   (362 words)

 Dance: Ice Capades, Torvill and Dean - New York Times
THE way to remember Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, ice dancers par excellence, is in lonely splendor on a huge and empty rink.
In Ice Capades, Torvill and Dean, as they are called, have to wend their way through so many props, people and paraphernalia that it is a wonder one sees them at all.
Torvill and Dean come shooting down the center to the front and the Russian motifs of the ''Danse des Bouffons'' by Rimsky-Korsakoff become a rhythmic springboard for what is, for them, a surprisingly acrobatic duet.
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 Jayne Torvill
Der Artikel Jayne Torvill gehört zur Kategorie: Frau, Eiskunstläufer (Großbritannien), Olympiasieger (Eiskunstlauf), Geboren 1957
Torvill begann im Alter von 8 Jahren mit dem Eislaufen.
Die 1984er Kür von Jayne Torvill und Christopher Dean nach der Musik zu Maurice Ravels Boléro wurde weltberühmt und war sogar als Videoclip in einigen Hitparaden.
www.web-lexikon.de /Jayne_Torvill.html   (319 words)

 Jayne Torvill, Famous Figure Skater
Career: Jayne Torvill began her skating career when she was eight years old.
She won the National Championships at the age of 14.
Performance at the Olympics: Jayne Torvill and her partner Christopher Dean participated in the
www.mapsofworld.com /olympics/great-olympians/skating/jayne-torvill.html   (237 words)

 Lee Valley Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Fittingly, Jayne’s inauguration took place on the ice rink at Lee Valley Ice Centre in Leyton, London, in front of dignitaries and blind and partially sighted students and employees of the Charity, and culminated in a prolonged skating lesson with those students who were brave enough to take to the ice.
Smiling broadly, Jayne accepted a glass commemorative trophy from David Griffiths, and immediately followed with a short acceptance speech in which she referred to the many years’ of working with the RLSB, and outlined her commitment to continue to fundraising and raising awareness for the charity.
We are delighted to welcome Jayne back to the Lee Valley Ice Centre, especially in her new role as Vice President of the Royal London Society for the Blind.
www.leevalleypark.org.uk /en/fe_news/news_details.asp?NewsID=270   (332 words)

 Lifestartsat - Win Torvill & Dean Greatest Moments on DVD
Renowned as the greatest ice dancers of all time, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean have wowed audiences the world over with their breathtaking routines and stunning choreography.
World and Olympic champions, Torvill and Dean were the first ice dancers to receive the perfect 6.0 from all the judges during the 1984 Olympics with their unforgettable interpretation of Ravel’s Bolero.
Torvill and Dean will be starring in a new series of Dancing On Ice on ITV1 in the New Year.
www.lifestartsat.com /competitions/torvil_dean.php   (426 words)

 Christopher Dean - Figure Skating News
Torvill and Dean were unbeaten between 1981 and 1984, after which they went on to a sterling pro career touring worldwide and winning several professional competitions.
Jayne had one too, but she was a pair skater, and won our senior Nationals.
Jayne is very involved with charity work in the UK, and she also has a child.
www.goldenskate.com /articles/2003/071703.shtml   (3872 words)

 DVD Review: Torvill & Dean - Golden Moments - DVD
Torvill and Dean features 18 dances from Torvill and Dean which shows why they are the royalty of ice dancing.
The Paso Doble in which Torvill acts as the cape to Dean's matador is brilliant with scenes of Dean positively strutting pulling his cape along; ending with Torvill being thrown to the ground like a throwaway cape.
Incredibly atmospheric with shadowy figures flitting in and around the duo, Torvill is spun, floats and dances high in the air; landing perfectly each time to continue a seamless performance on the ice.
dvd.monstersandcritics.com /reviews/article_1229102.php/DVD_Review_Torvill_&_Dean_-_Golden_Moments   (424 words)

 Washingtonpost.com: Torvill, Dean Win Crowd, Lose Judges
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, the sensual 1984 Olympic gold medalists who now are 36 and 35, respectively, left the professional ranks, boned up on ballroom dancing, and returned for one more run at a gold medal in these Games.
Torvill and Dean said they were dumbfounded by the judges' reaction to their ballroom number, which couldn't have been further removed from their unforgettable performance to Ravel's "Bolero" in Sarajevo in 1984.
In fact, because of sultry performances like Torvill and Dean's and other Olympic winners in 1988 and 1992, officials changed the rules of the sport to get away from that, saying the free dance must have a rhythmic beat and a melody.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/longterm/olympics1998/history/1994/articles/94-icedance.htm   (643 words)

 BBC SPORT | Winter Olympics 2002 | BBC Coverage | Jayne Torvill
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean won the world title four years in succession from 1981.
Jayne was made an MBE for services to ice skating.
Jayne once said that when she started skating, she could skate forward pretty well, but the rest was more difficult, and she fell a lot.
news.bbc.co.uk /winterolympics2002/hi/english/bbc_coverage/newsid_1753000/1753420.stm   (221 words)

 Amazon.com: Torvill & Dean: The Autobiography of Ice Dancing's Gold Medal Winners: Books: Jayne Torvill,Christopher ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean look and act the part on ice reminiscent to Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers on ice.
Jayne is married to American sound engineer, Phil Christensen who they met and fell in love on one of the ice tours in 1994.
Torvill and Dean are no longer a skating couple but their legacy is quite unforgettable.
www.amazon.com /Torvill-Dean-Autobiography-Dancings-Winners/dp/0806519592   (974 words)

 Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
World and Olympic champions Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean are no doubt the greatest ice dancers of all time.
Jayne became hooked on skating following a school trip to the local ice rink.
The DVD features Torvill & Dean's most famous routines, including the Bolero, for which they won Olympic Gold, History Of Love, Hatrick and the Flying Fish and lots more from their sell out tours and five routines from last year's Dancing On Ice.
www.itv-thismorning.co.uk /EntertainmentArticle.aspx?fid=1656&tid=2   (550 words)

Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean of Nottingham, England, mesmerized the audience with their interpretation of Maurice Ravel's Bolero.
The couple managed to present their 4-minute 28-second dance despite the fact that the time limit was 4 minutes 10 seconds by moving their bodies to the music for 18 seconds before they started skating.
Torvill and Dean returned to the Olympics in 1994 and placed third.
www.olympic.org /uk/athletes/heroes/bio_uk.asp?SPO_S_CODE=SK&PAR_I_ID=77081   (109 words)

 Washingtonpost.com: Torvill-Dean Win; Hamilton Slips Slightly
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean skated a seamless program at the '84 Games in Sarajevo and were rewarded with a total of 12 perfect scores.
Torvill and Dean have expanded the horizons of ice dancing.
They do not possess the technical or balletic grandeur of the British, but their program had an idea and a flow and it seemed that was what the judges were rejecting.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/longterm/olympics1998/history/memories/84-t&d.htm   (1215 words)

 YouTube - Torvill and Dean Barnum
Not only were torvill and dean the greatest ever, they were the last true ice dancers.
Torvill and Dean are definitely one of, if not the, best skaters in the world and this, amoung other videos, shows it.
Torvill & Dean - 1982 Europeans FD - Mack and Mabel
www.youtube.com /watch?v=gihkT1aa2Oc   (348 words)

 Ananova - Torvill and Dean to front new reality show
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean are to front a new reality show - like Strictly Come Dancing, but on ice.
Torvill and Dean will both coach the celebrities who will devise, learn and perform a different routine every week according to a theme.
Torvill said: "I suspect coaching a team of novice celebrities might be equally as challenging but hopefully a lot of fun as well!"
www.ananova.com /entertainment/story/sm_1187866.html?menu=news.celebrities   (255 words)

 Care to Ice Dance? - Torvill & Dean
Jayne Torvill and Chris Dean, a duo from Britain, is the favorite team of many ice dance fans around the world.
Torvill and Dean won four straight ice dancing world championships between 1981 and 1984, and capped off their streak with an the Olympic championship in Sarajevo.
Torvill and Dean are also known for their innovation and completely changing the sport of ice dance.
www.caretoicedance.com /tordea.html   (203 words)

 Care to Ice Dance? - Review of Torvill/Dean's autobiography
In 1996, Jayne Torvill and Chris Dean collaborated not on a skating program or a tour but on a book, their autobiography.
Torvill and Dean, despite being ridiculously successful, made virtually no money from their skating.
They do complain about their 3rd place finish, talking about typical skating politics, and only in a few spots is there even an attempt to explain how they too may have benefitted from politics or justify the actual results.
www.caretoicedance.com /review_tdauto.html   (492 words)

 Fan's Corner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Torvill and Dean fans of all ages and nationalities share an appreciation for the lasting value and impact of their contributions to this sport.
Jayne and Chris never lost sight of their Nottingham roots, they brought glory to the city and, if I am correct, were active in getting the National Ice Centre off the ground in the first place.
Jayne was on John Parrott (snooker world champ)'s team with some footballer type person I'd never heard of before, and as she was the first introduced, she had the first question in each round.
users.aol.com /tanddfanp/fan.htm   (9975 words)

 tell me more about when Torvill - Ask.com Web Search
Torvill and Dean with the Russian All-Stars, russe, Films/Vidios, VHS...
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 BBC - Nottingham Features - Great Nottinghamians : Torvill and Dean
Torvill and Dean ended an illustrious partnership spanning 23-years in 1998, read their biography below.
1957 - Jayne Torvill is born in Nottingham.
1971 - Jayne becomes British National Pairs Champion with partner was Michael Hutchenson.
www.bbc.co.uk /nottingham/features/2002/11/great_nottinghamians_torvill_and_dean.shtml   (370 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Dancing On Ice with Torvill & Dean [2006]: DVD: Jayne Torvill,Christopher Dean,Phillip Schofield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
For the first time in a decade, JAYNE TORVILL and CHRISTOPHER DEAN are back together on the ice.
Some people seem to have expected it to be all about Torvill and Dean while although they were one of the main reasons for the show's success, I don't feel that people should have expected it to be all about them.
It showed us a lot of the technical side of skating and expressed just how difficult it was for the celebrities and contrary to popular belief, I do not believe that Bonnie being an dancer was an advantage for her, I actually believe it made it more of a challenge for her.
www.amazon.co.uk /Dancing-Ice-Torvill-Dean-Jayne/dp/B000EU69GU   (1227 words)

 The Sun Online - TV: Torvill and Dean reunite
FORMER Olympic champions Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean will reunite for the first time in eight years on new ITV reality show Dancing On Ice.
More than 24 million people watched Torvill and Dean skate their way to gold medal stardom at the Sarajevo Winter Olympics on Valentines Day in 1984.
The TV news was delayed and the House of Commons stopped in the middle of a debate to watch the couple receive an unprecedented 12 perfect scores with their now iconic interpretation of Ravel’s Bolero.
www.thesun.co.uk /article/0,,2001320029-2006000260,00.html   (359 words)

 Torvill and Dean ice dance photos by Tracy Marks
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, known as Torvill and Dean, or Olympic gold medalist ice dancers from Nottingham, England.
They are most renowned for their Bolero performance at the 1984 Olympics, where they received six 6.0s (perfect scores) for their remarkable and innovative performance.
Although they officially retired from competition in 1984, Torvill and Dean skated together professionally for years afterwards, and toured with the Stars on Ice figure skating show tour.
www.webwinds.com /skating/torvill.htm   (158 words)

 The Torvill and Dean Fan Network
We are a friendly group of fans devoted to the greatest ice dancers ever, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean.
Jayne and Chris were awarded the OBE (Order of the British Empire) by Prince Charles on April 26th.
Inspired by Jayne's partcipation in Dance Power and wanting to do something about the situation in Kosovo, the Torvill and Dean Fan Network have made a donation to the British Red Cross to try and help the refugees there.
members.aol.com /sandsonik/tanddfans.html   (857 words)

 The Figure Skating Corner: Skaters' Photo Directory: Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean - GBR
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean won the 1984 Olympic Gold Medal in
They went down in ice dance history when they earned nine 6.0's for artistic impression after skating to Ravel's "Bolero".
All information usually is referring to the amateur career of a skater and is given without guarantee.
home.snafu.de /eberl/archiv/photodir/skaters/dance/torvill_jayne-dean_christopher_gbr.shtml   (89 words)

 Jayne Torvill - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Jayne Torvill - Search Results - MSN Encarta
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