G&G 1994 NEWS CLIP Dennis House, anchorman: The International Skating Center isn't even built yet but the promise of what is to come is enough to relocate the current gold medal pair champions from their native Russia. Channel 3's Alison King met the skaters in Simsbury today where they were promoting the October 17th opening of their new skating center.
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Voiceover: If Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov don't look familiar to you at the Simsbury Inn today...
[Katia in a dark dress and Sergei in a gray suit walk into a room where the conference is being held and take their seats on a table in front of reporters]
...this might jog your memory.
[Clips of their Moonlight Sonata encore at Olympics]
G&G as they're called won a second Olympic gold medal in Lillehammer last winter so their decision to move to Connecticut is considered a major coup for the state.
Bob Young, International Skating Center: "These two are the legends. They set the pace for all the pairs. Since 1984 they've virtually been unbeatable."