Meryl Davis and Charlie White Don’t Miss a Beat at Skate America

Leave Rivals in Their Wake

Susan D. Russell
Meryl Davis and Charlie White

It was no surprise that Meryl Davis and Charlie White sambaed to gold at this competition.

The reigning World champions left no doubt that they are a force to be reckoned with, capturing the ice dance title with a score of 178.07, almost 22 points over their closest rivals.

“It was definitely the best we have done to date in terms of how we wanted to present ourselves, which is always nice in competition,” White said of their “Die Fledermaus” free dance performance.

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Originally published in February 2012