Meet Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue, Olympic ice dancers

Duo used to train at Detroit Skating Club

Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue compete in the Free Dance during the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the SAP Center on January 7, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

DETROIT – Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue are one of three top ice dance teams in the United States.

Hubbell, 26, and Donohue, 27, are competing in their first Olympics after winning their first U.S. championships in San Jose in January. Hubbell and Donohue began skating together in 2011 however the two began their careers at very early ages.

Hubbell originally began competing with one of her older brothers, Keiffer, at age five. However, after he decided to take a step back from the sport, Donohue took his place. Donohue first began skating at age 11, and partnered with Piper Gilles before joining forces with Hubbell.

Event: Ice Dance
Hometown: Okemos, Mich. (Hubbell) Madison, Conn. (Donohue)
Training Center: Montreal, Quebec
Olympics: PyeongChang 2018

As a team, they have become four-time U.S. bronze medalists in 2012, 2015-17. Hubbell and Donohue trained at the Detroit Skating Club in Bloomfield Hills until 2015 when they moved to Montreal, Canada to train under Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon, the same coaches that train Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, the Canadian ice dance team that won an Olympic gold medal in 2010 and an Olympic silver medal in 2014.

The state of Michigan will be represented by 14 athletes including: 

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