Ice dancing partners Madison Chock, 25, and Evan Bates, 28, have been skating together since 2011, taking home honors like the 2018 U. Championships bronze medal and the bronze medal at the 2016 World Championships.
They were in a relationship for about two and a half years before calling it off—so they could focus on their performance on the ice, according to the .
"To work harder and do all of these things right, we just realized that to date and be with each other 24/7 with our particular personalities was just explosive, and we weren't able to keep our focus where it needed to be," Hubbell said in an interview for Team USA.
During the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, however, everything is different; the couple recently opened up to about how they took their relationship from ice dancing partners to romantic partners in 2016.
"Maddie and I met and we were competitors for a long time.
Both could also finish their undergraduate degrees at the University of Michigan.