The Celebrated Pair: After A False Start, Chemistry

One day last winter, before they had won a world championship or appeared on a single box of Cheerios, Jamie Sale and David Pelletier went to Toronto to meet with American sports agent Craig Fenech. He took one look at the pair--his dimpled, boy-band looks, her glossy brown eyes--and said, "I'm going to make you guys household names." He had yet even to see them on ice.

By now, each second of the pair's recent existence has been indelibly pressed into Olympic lore. Thanks to breathless press coverage, we have even learned how they take their coffee (he likes a latte,...

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