Before he headed to Hawaii, White said in an interview that he was looking forward to the tropical vacation, a welcome respite following the whirlwind lifestyle he had been living in the wake of his Olympic and television success."I can't wait to unplug totally and be with Tanith for a week in Hawaii," White said.It wasn’t exactly the best-kept secret at the Vancouver Winter Olympics, but ice dancers Tanith Belbin and Charlie White are ready to admit they’re a couple. White, who won the Olympic silver medal six weeks ago with partner Meryl Davis, and Belbin, the 2006 Olympic silver medalist with Ben Agosto, have been dating since May, the ice dancers said this afternoon.White, who grew up in Bloomfield Hills and trains with Davis at the Arctic Figure Skating Club in Canton, said he and Belbin wanted to keep their relationship under wraps during the Olympic season in an attempt to limit distractions.
Belbin was the longtime partner of Ben Agosto, and the two earned a silver medal at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino.
John's, Newfoundland under Rolf Adomeit), coach, and costume designer.
She competed both as a pair skater and ice dancer in Canada before deciding to concentrate completely on ice dancing.
Although White was partnered with Meryl Davis on the ice for 17 years and with ballroom dancing partner Sharna Burgess on , his true life partner has been Belbin.
White, 26, and Belbin, 29, began dating a little more than five years ago.