Stars on Ice 2022 Tour Kicks Off With Olympians Nathan Chen, Jason Brown and More Dazzling Champions

By: Us Weekly 4-18-2022

Photo: Deborah Owens 

Cool as ice. The 2022 Stars on Ice tour is officially underway, and it’s clear that watching ice skaters in person is an entirely different experience from watching on TV.

The tour, which kicked off on Thursday, April 14, in Fort Myers, Florida, includes many Olympians. Gold medalist Nathan Chen left audiences’ jaws on the floor with his two performances. The 21-year-old skater — who became the first Asian American man to earn an Olympic medal in single skating in February — included impressive backflips and break dancing choreography in his routine. 

Bronze medalists Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue wowed audiences with their ice dancing to Joe Cocker’s “I Put a Spell on You.” Fans can only watch the skaters perform together during fun shows like Stars on Ice. The pair announced their retirement from competitive skating ahead of the 2022 Olympics. “And we’re off!!!!!” Donohue, 31, shared via Instagram on April 10 alongside a photo of him with his luggage. “@starsonice ‘22 let’s go.