Jamie Salé

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Jamie Salé and David Pelletier in 2010

Jamie Rae Salé (born near Edmonton, Alberta, April 21, 1977) is a Canadian pair skater. She and David Pelletier won a gold medal in the 2002 Winter Olympics. The gold medal, however, was shared by a Russian pair skating couple after a figure skating scandal hit through the Olympics.

Salé was born in Calgary, Alberta. She competed first as a singles skater. She and Jason Turner placed 12th at the Lillehammer Olympics.

After the 2002 win, the pair has turned professional and are now touring North America with Stars on Ice, a figure skating show.

Salé and Pelletier were engaged on Christmas Day of 2004 at their Edmonton, Alberta home.[1] They married on December 30, 2005 at the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel in Alberta.[2] Their son, Jesse Joe Pelletier, was born on September 30, 2007.[3]

Salé and Pelletier were inducted into the Skate Canada Hall of Fame in 2008.[4] They were inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame on March 26, 2009.[5]

On June 4, 2010, it was reported that Salé and Pelletier would divorce; however, they will remain skating partners.[6]

On June 20, 2012 Salé married her Battle of the Blades partner, Craig Simpson.

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