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This Michigan Duo Is In Love And Heading To The Olympic Games

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They are in love and taking to the ice this February!

Evan Bates from Ann Arbor Michigan and Madison Chock from Novi, Michigan are headed to the 2018 Olympics and chances are they will not disappoint!

He started skating at the age of 5, and she at the age of 4 but it wasn’t until 2010 that they became partners on the ice. Since then the duo has made their mark in the ice dancing world and are headed to the Olympics.

Here is Evan’s (Bates) skating resume according to Teamusa.com

Olympic Experience

  • Three-time Olympian (2010, 2014, 2018)
  • Sochi 2014, 8th (with partner Madison Chock)
  • Vancouver 2010, 11th (with partner Emily Samuelson)
World Championship Experience

  • Most recent: 2017 – 7th (with Chock)
  • Years of Participation: 2009-10 (with Samuelson), 2013-17 (with Chock)
  • Medals: 2 (1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Silver – 2015 (with Chock)
  • Bronze – 2016 (with Chock)
Other Career Highlights

  • 2017 ISU Grand Prix Final, 5th (with Chock)
  • 2016 ISU Grand Prix Final, 6th (with Chock)
  • 2015 ISU Grand Prix Final, silver (with Chock)
  • 2014 ISU Grand Prix Final, silver (with Chock)

Here is Madison’s (Chock) skating resume according to Teamusa.com

Olympic Experience

  • Two-time Olympian (2014, 2018)
  • Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, 8th (with partner Evan Bates)
World Championship Experience

  • Most recent: 2017 – 7th (with Bates)
  • Years of Participation: 2011 (with partner Greg Zuerlein), 2013-17 (with Bates)
  • Medals: 2 (1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Silver – 2015 (with Bates)
  • Bronze – 2016 (with Bates)
Other Career Highlights

  • 2017 Grand Prix Final, 5th (with Bates)
  • 2016 ISU Grand Prix Final, 6th (with Bates)
  • 2015 ISU Grand Prix Final, silver (with Bates)
  • 2014 ISU Grand Prix Final, silver (with Bates)

With all of their combined talent and passion for each other and the sport, they should be incredible to watch on the ice. I can’t wait to see them take center stage at this years Olympic¬†Games!

Check them out!

Madison Chock & Evan Bates Short Dance US Figure Skating

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