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Alex and Maia Shibutani Skate On The Today Show In Rockefeller Center

Alex and Maia Shibutani Skate On The Today Show In Rockefeller Center
Alex and Maia Shibutani

TODAY — Pictured: Alex and Maia Shibutani on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 — (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC)

Alex and Maia Shibutani, the brother and sister duo from America owned the Olympic games this year. The siblings competed in the ice dancing events during the games. They’ve been skating together since 2004, and are nicknamed the “Shib Sibs.”

Alex and Maia Shibutan

TODAY — Pictured: Alex and Maia Shibutani on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 — (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC)

The Shibutanis became the first U.S. siblings to win an Olympic ice dance medal. The only other siblings winning ice dance medals together happened in 1992, when France’s Isabelle and Paul Duchesnay claimed silver.

Alex and Maia Shibutan

TODAY — Pictured: Alex and Maia Shibutani on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 — (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC)

The Shibutanis’ free dance, set to “Paradise” by Coldplay, told their own personal story as the third installment of a trilogy.

Alex stated; “The lyrics of the song talk about a girl, and when she was young she had all these hopes and dreams, at a certain point, you know, these hopes and dreams seem out of your reach, like they’re unattainable. But the song then goes on about how she continues to dream, and believe in herself. Life goes on. That has been our mantra, continuing to believe in each other, and dream.”

Alex and Maia Shibutan

TODAY — Pictured: Alex and Maia Shibutani on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 — (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC)

The Bronze medal winners started their day off skating on The Today Show In Rockefeller Center.

Alex and Maia Shibutan

TODAY — Pictured: Alex and Maia Shibutani on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 — (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC)

Alex and Maia Shibutan

TODAY — Pictured: Alex and Maia Shibutani on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 — (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC)

Alex and Maia Shibutan

TODAY — Pictured: Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 — (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC)

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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