Dancing On Ice’s Rebekah Vardy shows off secret skating past in throwback video
27th January 2021

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Dancing On Ice star Rebekah Vardy has shown off her secret skating past in a throwback video posted on her Instagram.

Revealing she was just seven years old in the clips, Becky can be seen spinning around on her skates and confidently making her way around the rink.

The videos, which were sent to her by her dad, prove that the mum of five had quite the talent for ice skating even before Dancing On Ice.

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Alongside the clips, Becky wrote: "Meet 7 year old me, wild, fearless and like a bull in a china shop on skates My Dad has dug this home video out for me. Happy memories for me and my Dad from a lovely day,” alongside a heart emoji.

The star’s fans were quick to comment on her previous skating prowess, with one writing: “Looking good” while another added: “Love this Becky”.

Others couldn’t help but point out how much her children Megan, 15, and Taylor, 10, look like her her younger self.

Former X Factor star Sam Bailey wrote: “Wow omg it’s megs!!!!” while others commented:: “Wow your son is the double of you on this video” and Omg!!!! It’s Taylor with long hair !!!!”.

Becky is also mum to Sofia, six, Finlay, four, and Olivia, one with her footballer husband Jamie Vardy, while Jamie is also dad to daughter Ella from a previous relationship.

The 38 year old recently made her debut on the ITV show and also impressed the judges with her skills, scoring an impressive 25 points and coming joint top of the leaderboard.

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The programme also aired the gruesome moment becky slashed her partner Andy Buchanan’s face with her skate blade.

The pair were busy rehearsing and while attempting a flip, Becky accidentally clipped her blade into Andy's face.

Andy's face began to pour out blood and he was rushed to hospital to get treated.

Becky was left horrified by the incident and told the camera: "I can't describe the feeling of having hurt him."

Once the pair had performed, host Holly Willoughby asked Andy how he was doing after the incident.

The professional skater responded: "It's ok, this is what we do, it's dangerous. She's wanting to push it and so am I."

Andy is married to fellow professional ice skater and Dancing On Ice star Robin Johnstone

The the sweet pair met on the rink while working at Disney On Ice and have been together for 13 years.

Robin is partnered with comedian Rufus Hound, who recently won the show’s first golden ticket and automatically himself a place in the next week of the competition.

However, Rufus was forced to miss the show at the weekend after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19.

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