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Jane Ira Bloom honors skating legends Torvill & Dean on her GRAMMY Nominated album 'Sixteen Sunsets'

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Jane Ira Bloom's 'Ice Dancing'

British figure skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean have returned to Sarajevo to recreate their gold medal-winning performance 30 years after winning the 1984 Winter Olympics. The pair re-enacted their memorable Bolero routine on the same rink to mark the anniversary. Their 1984 performance saw them earn full marks for artistic impression, a feat never achieved before or since. The duo were invited back by the mayors of Sarajevo and East Sarajevo.

The event was being held to launch a campaign to build a permanent ice rink in the Bosnian capital ahead of the 2017 European Youth Winter Olympic Festival. With the 2014 Winter Olympics under way in Sochi, the pair said they were honored to be invited back to perform in an arena that for them represents "hallowed ground".

On her new GRAMMY Nominated CD: Sixteen Sunsets, Jane Ira Bloom, a huge fan of the Torvill and Dean wrote and recorded an original tune for the album in honor of the legendary skating duo called 'Ice Dancing.' Listen to the track here, and watch the video.