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Torvill, Jayne

Born: 1957 AD
Currently alive, at 57 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.


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