Jayne Torvill is an English former ice dancer, best known for winning a gold medal at the Sarajevo Winter Olympics in 1984, along with her ice-skating partner, Christopher Dean. Jayne initially worked at an insurance company. However, ice skating had been her passion since childhood. She paired up with Christopher in 1975. In 1978, the pair won the British national championship and earned a sponsor. Soon, both of them left their day jobs and focused on a full-time career in ice skating. At the Sarajevo Winter Olympics in 1984, the pair won the gold medal and also secured a perfect 6.0 for artistic impression from each of the judges. In the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, the pair won a bronze. Following this, they participated in various dance tours and shows, including their own show, Ice Adventures. They retired from competitive ice skating in 1998 but reunited for a performance on the show Dancing on Ice in 2006. Jayne and Christopher have received several honors, such as the OBE and the MBE. Jayne now lives in East Sussex with her husband and two adopted children.