Robin Szolkowy finished his competitive career as a pair skater by winning a bronze medal at the Sochi Olympics and the 2014 World Championships title a few weeks later. He was always partnered with Aliona Savchenko, who is now competing in her fifth Olympics in 2018 with a new partner. More on how she found French-born Bruno Massot and convinced him to compete for Germany below. When Szolkowy retired from skating, he didn’t know what he wanted to do next. He took up coaching.