Agosto relishes role in U.S. ice dancing history
Five-time national champion keeping busy as coach, choreographer
The article includes reflections on his own experiences at Nationals and on B/A's legacy. Excerpt:
Although Agosto will watch the U.S. championships from home, he'll still feel connected to the event. He remembers those early nationals, when the best part was hanging out in the competitors room at the official hotel.
"We were a bunch of kids running around having a great time," said Agosto, a four-time world medalist and the 2006 Olympic silver medalist. "When we'd skate, it would be amazing -- really fun and exciting."
He also takes great pride in how U.S. ice dancing transformed over the years he and Belbin competed -- from their winning the first world championships medal in 20 years by an American couple to bringing home the United States' first Olympic medal in 30 years to simply getting others to share his love of ice dancing.
"You saw this huge boost in energy," he said. "It changed everybody's perspective."