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.