ABC Shall We Dance On Ice, Olympian Kristi Yamaguchi says, “It was a huge turning point”

Kristi Yamaguchi

A two-hour special with world class ice-skating champions and live music performances ABC Shall We Dance on Ice airs on ABC, February 11th, 2017 at 3pm ET/PT 

By Gabrielle Pantera

HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Daily Star) 2017/02/11 – “When I realized it was my path and that I couldn’t imagine my life without skating, I renewed my perspective,” says Olympic figure-skating gold medalist and Shall We Dance on Ice host Kristi Yamaguchi. “It was a huge turning point…one year before the Olympics. My #getup story. Share yours at”


Olympic figure-skating gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi co-hosts the special with next to Shark Tank star Robert Herjavec.

Shall We Dance on Ice is a journey of dance through the ages with both skating and dance performances. A two-hour special from Disson Skating, featuring world class Olympic ice-skating champions.

Performances by superstar dancers:

  • Tony Dovalani
  • Dmitry Chaplin
  • Chelsie Hightower
  • Anna Trebunskay

Ice dancers:

  • 2014 Olympic Gold Medalists Meryl Davis & Charlie White
  • Sinead Kerr-Marshall & John Kerr
  • Five-time U.S. Champion Naomi Lang & U.S. Junior Ice Dance Champion Todd Gilles
  • Laurence Fournier-Beaudry & Nikolaj Sorensen
  • Isabella Tobias & Ilia Tkachenko
  • Alexandra Paul & Mitchell Islam
  • Kim Navarro & Brent Bommentre
  • Beata Handra & Joel Dear

Special musical performance by Grammy Award-nominated Goo Goo Dolls.

Shall We Dance On Ice is produced by Disson Skating, a division of Disson Sports & Entertainment that produces nationally televised figure skating spectaculars featuring celebrity guest artists. Disson Sports & Entertainment creates sports and entertainment live shows, broadcast events, sponsorships, and celebrity endorsements worldwide.

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