Alex Shibutani reflects on Shib Sibs’ road to Olympic bronze

Maia and Alex Shibutani became the first ice dancers of Asian descent to win an Olympic medal after their second-place free dance performance clinched bronze for the United States in the figure skating team event. Though the pair have been a force in the figure skating world for years, their rise to prominence faced many roadblocks, not only because of their heritage, but also because of their shared DNA in a sport that is traditionally performed with many romantic elements.

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