She credits her success so far to being teamed up with original partner Dan Whiston, with whom she won in 2010."I used to really fancy Dan when we were teenagers," she grins.He’s been on Dancing on Ice for all eight series, winning twice with Gaynor Faye and Hayley Tamaddon. She’s got the bendyest legs I have ever seen in my life. Are you hoping for that nice dynamic to come across on the ice? I think that’s what makes a skating relationship, when you get on well and have a good laugh. Obviously everyone wants to do well and make the final, but at the same time I believe you’ve got to have fun.Now Dan Whiston, 36, takes time out to tell Woman’s Own about skating with Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle in the current series… I don’t put any pressure on her, but I will say that she is doing really well, her mindset is amazing, and I think if someone’s got the right mindset and focus they’re going to do well. Every single training session we’ve done so far, we’ve completely corpsed all the way through because she’s got a really good sense of humour. How did Beth adapt to the ice coming from gymnastics? In gymnastics she’s got to do everything on straight legs, everything’s a pointed toe, locked knees. I don’t have a favourite style, because there’s so many different styles out there that you can master.He exclusively told BANG Showbiz: "Hayley is a strong contender.Beth will always have a special place in my heart, I won the show with her last year.
He started ice skating at the age of seven at the Blackpool Pleasure Beach's Ice Arena.Dan Whiston Daniel Whiston has said that if he and Hayley Tamaddon don't win Dancing on Ice, he'd like Beth Tweddle to instead.The professional skater - who won the eighth series with the Olympic gold medal winner last year - has claimed that if he is not fortunate enough to win the final of the all-stars series this weekend alongside skating partner Hayley Tamaddon, he would like to see Beth and her partner Lukasz Rozycki take the crown.[But] anybody in the final deserves to win." Hayley and Beth will compete against Ray Quinn to win the final series of 'Dancing on Ice', which will come to an end after the instalment on Sunday March 9.Daniel, who has won the show three times previously, is excited for the final but is particularly looking forward to relaxing at the wrap party.Everyone’s cheering, everyone’s got family and friends in the audience, everyone’s practising.It’s really quite a stressful night, but you’re never going to get a buzz like it and everyone is hugging each other backstage after.He worked in the Arena and took part in his first show there when he was 18 years old.He also appeared in a tour of Grease on Ice in North America, Whiston appeared in the one-off Strictly Ice Dancing broadcast on BBC One on 26 December 2004."I did tear my calf muscle badly this week but it won't stop me getting back out there."After winning in 2010, Hayley After winning in 2010, Hayley blamed the busyschedule on the show for the breakdown of her relationship when fiancee Darren Charles cheated on her.But now settled with fellow actor boyfriend Marcus Brigstocke, 40, whom she met while in theatre last year, and who is to appear in Channel 4's The Jump next Sunday.