As we reported back in June, Derek has been working with ice dancing duo Meryl Davis and Charlie White to help choreograph their routine for the upcoming Olympic games. Now that the games are almost here, how are the gold medal hopefuls feeling about the routine Derek helped them create?
Meryl Davis and Charlie White, who earned a silver at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, told People that they, "are a totally different team" headed into Sochi, adding that they've "really taken it to the next level this year."
Meryl and Charlie are the ones who reached out to Derek for help — they were fans because of Dancing With the Stars, and contacted him via Olympic ice skater and Season 6 champ Kristi Yamaguchi. Derek, of course, was happy to help, and put together a King and I-themed routine that will hopefully help the pair clinch to top spot.
Unfortunately, Derek won't be able to make it to Sochi to see his hard work in person, but he'll definitely be watching on TV.
"This is their moment," he told People. "This is where they put all that history and all that relationship into it. This is their fairy tale."
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