Fierce American Competitors Blaze Their Way to Victory

Ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White take home the gold for their precise and beautiful skating excellence.
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question kn EQUIN equinox. And now the olympic games. Two Americans blaze their way with strength and twizzles. Matt Gutman is right there. Reporter: Perhaps no athletes shattered an olympic record while appearing as joyous as Meryl Davis and Charlie white. It's incredible. Reporter: The Fred astaire and ginger Rogers of ice dancing, becoming the first pair to win gold for the U.S. In the event. Watch their twizzle -- spinning in unison, holding one of their blades. Timing must be precise. Watch again, Davis and white complete five turns in three seconds, their skates hitting the ice at the same time with the precision of atomic clocks. And there's the required fast-paced finnstep, a precise sequence of 70 steps. They dance as a single body. Look how close their blades are to each other. On another stretch of ice, more history for the U.S. Steve Holcomb and Steve Langdon bringing home the first American medal in the two-man bobsled since 1952, a bronze. The bobsledders pushed a 400-pound sled going from zero to 35 miles an hour in 5 seconds. And then the hard part -- getting in. That's a lot of running. Ah, my foot. Reporter: But on the slopes today, soupy fog forced the cancellation of two events where nick Baumgartner hoped to compete in the snowboard cross. We are not racing, obviously, because we can't see anything. Reporter: Weather has been an problem since the start of the games, first it was the heat, with alpine events postponed athletes complaining of snow the consistency of mashed potatoes. And Diane, we could see fog again tomorrow followed by temps in the 60s. Diane? Matt Gutman reporting from sochi. And now, to Kim jong-un is put

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