American World Champs Win Team Short Dance

"I think I might have lost a little bit of speed after the first (twizzle)," Virtue said. "It wasn't a mental lapse." View gallery Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States compete in the team ice dance short dance figure Russia's Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitiri Soloviev were third, responding to chants of "RUS-SI-A, RUS-SI-A" that echoed throughout the Iceberg with a solid skate. But Davis, of West Bloomfield, Mich., and White (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) unquestionably deserved the top spot. Their twizzles multi-rotational one-foot turns were so precise it seemed they were one skater. Their concluding rotational lift to music from "My Fair Lady" was spot-on. "Everything hasn't been 100 percent perfect," Davis said before she and White headed back into the arena to root on Ashley Wagner in the women's short program. "But that's part of what a team is, is being there for each other. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

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