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Torvill and Dean
In 1982 and 1983, by awarding higher marks than ever before, the International Skating Union (ISU) judges acclaimed Britains Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean the best ice dancers the world has known. Through their competitive performances, televised in almost every country in the world, they have gained more publicity for their home town, Nottingham, than anyone since Errol Flynn played Robin Hood.Yet had they been born in any other city they probably would not have started skating.
Part 1
Torvill and Dean (Part 2).