Tanith Belbin Is a Hot Ice Dancer

May 26, 2009

Check out Tanith Belbin! She’s a hot ice dancer from Canada. Read Tanith Belbin’s biography below and see video after the jump.

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Tanith Belbin

Tanith Belbin and her patner, Benjamin Agosto, have chosen two new coaches, Natalia Linichuk and Gennadi Karponossov, to further their career in ice dancing. Learn more about Tanith Belbin after the jump and see photos of her here.

Tanith Belbin Biography

As a biography Tanith Jessica Louise Belbin was born on July 11, 1984 in Kingston, Ontario. Belbin was raised in Kirkland, Quebec and trained in Michigan. She started off in pair skating before turning her full attention to ice dancing.

In 1998 Tanith moved to Detroit and began skating with her new partner Benjamin Agosto. The two took home a bronze medal at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships. Due to Belbin’s citizenship, the skating couple focused in on the Nationals and Worlds competitions where they took home a silver medal.

It wasn’t until 2006 that Belbin became a naturalized citizen. Tanith was finally able to compete at the Olympics and took home another silver medal. They soon went on to compete at the Skate America, Cup of China and the Grand Prix Final.

From 2004-2007 Belbin and her partner performed on the Champions on Ice tour and took home silver medals after competing at the 2008 Skate America and 2008 Cup of China.

More photos and a video of Tanith Belbin are below.

Tanith Belbin Video

Photos: www.wenn.com

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