The ShibSibs Capture Another Medal For Team U.S.A With Emotional Performance

The ShibSibs Capture Another Medal For Team U.S.A With Emotional Performance
Ryan General
February 20, 2018

The amazing Shib Sibs — Maia and Alex Shibutani — have done it again; they’ve taken bronze for Team USA in the ice dance competition on Tuesday.

Maia Alex Shibutani

With a strong free skate score of 192.59, the talented Japanese-American siblings snagged a bronze medal in the ice dance event at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

via Instagram / alexshibutani

The Shiblings executed a near-flawless program to “Paradise” by Coldplay, earning their second Olympic medal to add to their earlier team bronze win.

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After an emotional performance, Maia Shibutani tweeted that they “just had the best skate of our lives!!!”

Maia Shibutani Twitter

“It’s obviously a strong event,” said Maia Shibutani later said in an interview. “This was an incredible ice dance event, and to know we gave it our very best, means everything.”

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“It feels like gold,” said Alex Shibutani. “It’s unbelievable. I am so proud of the way we fought through this week and the season. We are so emotional.”

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Fans of the popular duo were ecstatic for their win:

Shib Sibs“I was really proud of how we skated today,” he continued. “We knew that regardless of what the result was going to be, we did everything that we could and have no regrets. We are really proud of each other and the result was amazing.”

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Congratulations, Shib Sibs!

Feature Image (left) via Instagram /  maiashibutani, (right) via alexshibutani
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