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Sibling skaters say being related makes their routines stronger

Figure skating is one of the most popular sports at the Olympic Games, and one brother-sister duo say it's their bond that makes their routines so successful.“Before we even skated together, we were dancing with each other in the living room,” said Alex Shibutani, who skates with his sister Maia.Video: Shibutani siblings seek gold in SochiThe two have been skating together for 10 years, and w
Maia Shibutani (left) and her brother Alex speak to TODAY’s Erica Hill.
Maia Shibutani (left) and her brother Alex spoke to TODAY's Erica Hill.TODAY
Maia Shibutani (left) and her brother Alex (right) spoke to TODAY's Erica Hill.Today

Figure skating is one of the most popular sports at the Olympic Games, and one brother-sister duo say it's their bond that makes their routines so successful.

“Before we even skated together, we were dancing with each other in the living room,” said Alex Shibutani, who skates with his sister Maia.

Video: Shibutani siblings seek gold in Sochi

The two have been skating together for 10 years, and will try for the gold in Sochi.