Meryl Davis and Charlie White Grab the Gold for Team USA in Ice Dancing

Posted Monday February 17, 2014 7:23 PM GMT

In a historical moment for Team USA, Meryl Davis and Charlie White earned the gold in ice dancing on Monday (February 17).

With a total score of 195.52 points, the duo soared ahead of Canada (190.99) and Russia (183.48) in the competition featuring a short dance and free dance.

For the short dance, the pair had some help from a familiar face - "Dancing with the Stars" champion Derek Hough.

While stuck at an airport, Derek learned the happy news, tweeting, "So proud of @CharlieaWhite and @Meryl_Davis Making History today for the U.S.A. Well deserved .Wish I could have been there ! Incredible."

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