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His free dance with Davis landed their highest-ever score in international competition. A report surfaced in a French newspaper over the weekend alleging that a deal had been struck between Russian and American judges to give Davis and White the dance gold, in exchange for favorable scoring for the Russians in the team event.However, while most men would surely want to tell the world if they were lucky enough to be in his situation, White admitted that he tries to keep his off-ice partnership with Belbin a secret, for competitive reasons.[Photos: Five Olympic stories you can't miss]When asked by Yahoo Sports recently about the fact that during the last Olympics his relationship with Belbin was kept on the "down low," White said: "It actually still is. [Davis and I] are just presenting ourselves as a team, and all the rest of that [with Belbin] can wait for later."Davis and White have been ice dancing's top team over the past two seasons and won Olympic silver four years ago.As part of their routine, they often portray characters that are in love, with as much realism as possible for the benefit of fans and judges.]Asked if it is an odd feeling to portray being in love with a woman other than his girlfriend, White said, "It's just sort of the way we all fall in.""Because we've been doing it for so long it just seems so natural," White added."Meryl and I have been skating together for 16 years. It just feels really natural that that's how we sort of present ourselves to the world that cares about us as skaters."Do they deliberately present themselves as a couple? "Obviously we get a lot of questions about whether the two of us are dating, and that's a good thing, because that means we're doing our job out on the ice.Belbin is a former ice dancer who competed for the United States with Ben Agosto, winning a silver medal in Torino in 2006 and placing fourth four years later.Along with Davis, White will battle Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada, their close friends and training partners, when the individual dance event begins on Sunday.[Related: What's a twizzle?Charlie White and Meryl Davis were more than friends and Olympic champion ice dancers... He said that Belbin was uniquely able to understand the constant are-they-or-aren't-they questions that come with being part of a pair."She won the silver medal in 2006 with her partner Ben Agosto, and people were always like [to her and Ben], 'Are you guys dating?
SOCHI – For years, Charlie White has dated the "hottest athlete" of the Winter Olympics – but he doesn't want anyone to know about it.White, who along with Meryl Davis is favorite to win ice dance gold at these Winter Olympics, is in a long-term relationship with model and former figure skater Tanith Belbin, who was voted by Men's Health magazine as the most attractive female Olympian at the Vancouver Games four years ago. As an ice dancer, we take our on-ice relationships so seriously, and that's really the way we like to go about it.