Maia and Alex Shibutani of the U.S. made their Olympic ice dancing debut in yesterday’s short dance and didn’t fare badly, picking up a Top 10 spot in the standings as they head into this morning’s free dance.
They’ve also picked up a new fan in pop crooner (and ex-Vancouver Canuck-for-a-day) Michael Buble, who thanked the “ShibSibs” for using his music yesterday:
Both Maia and Alex have since responded to the Canadian singer:
Yesterday, the brother/sister duo explained via the Olympic News Service why they chose to go with Buble’s work:
You can see if they move up from ninth position (this time, to a medley of Michael Jackson’s greatest hits) in the free dance, which will be LIVE on NBCSN and on NBCOlympics.com starting at 10 a.m. ET.