A world record was set in the rhythm dance portion of the ice dance figure skating competition at the 2022 Winter Olympics, setting the bar high as ice dancers went big for their firsts performance.
Two American teams placed in the top five in the tight competition heading into the final event on Sunday, but it will no doubt be a close race for gold. (More on how you can watch it live here)
Rewatch some of the most compelling performances so far before the medals are handed out.
Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron
Frenchmen Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron placed first with a score of 90.83, setting a world record.
Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov
ROC’s Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov placed second with a score of 88.85.
Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue
Team USA’s Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue, who are ranked No. 5 in the world, placed third in rhythm dancing.
Madison Chock and Evan Bates
USA skaters Madison Chock and Evan Bates, the No. 2 ranked team, finished one spot behind Hubbell and Donohue in fourth place.
Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker
Team USA’s Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker placed 11th with a score of 74.58.
Maria Kazakova and Georgy Reviya
Georgia ice dancers Maria Kazakova and Georgy Reviya performed their rhythm dance to Valley of Wolves’ “Chosen One” and “Yeah!” by Usher.