When Tatiana Volosozhar’s former partner retired she refused to accept that her skating career was over. in her heart she knew there were greater moments ahead. All she needed was a new partner and the one person she had in mind was Maxim Trankov who almost quit the sport after his former pairs partnership disintegrated.
Mere months after teaming up, this inspiring duo became the talk of the skating world.
Volosozhar and Trankov had many reasons to celebrate at the end of last season, their second as a team. The Russian duo won both of their Grand Prix events, placed second at the Final, captured their first European title and repeated as World silver medalists.
Originally published in August 2012