Figure skaters wow audience with magnificent 'Fifty Shades of Grey' routine

Ksenia Novikova
Aug 08, 2018
03:39 P.M.
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Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres have captured the hearts of many people with their heart-stopping Fifty Shades of Grey-inspired performance.

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In 2017, the French pairs figure skaters performed a Fifty Shades of Grey-inspired program at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

James and Cipres put their game faces on and shook off the nerves after the hosts noted that the routine before was difficult to follow up. But they show the masses precisely what they were made of.

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The duo skated to The Weeknd's Earned It - Fifty Shades Of Grey soundtrack. They wowed on the ice, performing lifts, throws and other moves.

They included a bit of sultry spice to their style instead of sticking with the old tricks and moves.

They also added in a touch of love and attraction in addition to the tricky skating moves. A perfect way to get the viewers' attention and the judges' admiration.

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James and Cipres even donned in Fifty Shades Of Grey-inspired costumes. James wore a belted look with a slashed skirt and Cipres sported a black two-piece with racy zipper details.

Their routine is truly breathtaking that would make the Fifty Shades of Grey stars, Christian and Anastasia, proud.

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The competition gained them a bronze medal, behind gold medal winners Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov of Russia and silver medalists Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot of Germany.

James and Cipres began a partnership in September 2010.

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They won gold at the 2017 CS Autumn Classic International. They also won medals at both of their Grand Prix assignments, taking bronze at the 2017 Skate Canada International and silver at the 2017 Internationaux de France.

The pair qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, where they finished in 5th place in the pairs event and 10th in the team event.

In March 2018, they won the bronze medal at the 2018 World Figure Skating Championships in Milan, Italy.

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