Why Charlie White Should Be You Favorite Thing About The Olympics

Capturing points on the ice and in our hearts

1. This is Charlie White, one half of an incredible US ice dancing team

That is him and his partner Meryl Davis, together they are an unstoppable ice dancing team.

2. There are some basic reasons you should love Charlie

Besides the fact that together him and Davis are two-time World champions, the 2010 Olympic silver medalists, two-time World silver medalists, five-time Grand Prix Final champions, three-time Four Continents champions, and six-time U.S. national champions. Oh yeah, and they helped bring Team USA a bronze medal in the Team Figure Skating Event in Sochi.

3. Let’s start by discussing his amazing blond locks…

For real, that hair alone should get him a gold medal

4. I mean, look at how it flows when he skates

It should get a score of its own

5. I think I have seen this hair style before…

I see no difference

6. Then there is the infectious smile

If a toothpaste company is need of a spokesperson

7. Charlie studies political science at the University of Michigan, a school that breeds talent

Other notable graduates: Darren Criss, James Earl Jones, Madonna, Tom Brady, and Michael Phelps, among numerous others

8. He is one of many Olympic athletes who doesn’t let his asthma get in the way of competing

According to ScientificAmerican, asthma is the most common chronic condition among olympians

9. He can do things like this…

11. His hobbies include hockey, reading, video games, playing the violin

According to Charlie & Meryl’s official website his other favorites include:
Dance Element: Twizzles
Color: blue
Animal: all animals
Food: Sushi, pizza, crab legs
Drink: Water
Book: The Amber Chronicles, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Magazine: Sports Illustrated
Type of Music: alternative
Musicians: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Third Eye Blind, Jack Johnson, Kanye West
TV Show: The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Family Guy
Actor/Actress: Owen Wilson
Movie: Wedding Crashers, Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Skaters: Todd Eldredge and Trevor Young
Sport: hockey
Sports team: Detroit Red Wings

12. Did we mention he started being this amazing at age 10?!

Him and Davis have been partners for 17 years!

13. Us too Meryl… us too

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