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Torvill, Jayne

Born: 1957 AD
Currently alive, at 58 years of age.
Nationality: British
Categories: Figure Skater

1957 – Born on the 7th of October in Nottingham, United Kingdom.

1971 – At age 14, Torvill became the British National Pairs Champion with her then-partner, Michael Hutchenson.

1975 – Torvill continued to skate on her own for a while before teaming up with Dean.

1984 – The Torvill and Dean win at the Sarajevo Winter Games was one of the most popular achievements in the history of British sport, watched by a British television audience of twenty four million people.

1990 – She married Phil Christensen. Christensen was an American engineer who had worked on Torvill and Dean’s ice show tour.

1994 – Torvill and Dean returned to competition and added a bronze medal at the Winter Olympics.

2000 – Torvill was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire.