As celebrity couples go, Evan Lysacek and Nastia Liukin are a gold-medal pair. Seriously, they've both won Olympic gold medals in their respective sports.
On his way to becoming the first U.S. man to win figure skating gold in 22 years last week, Lysacek had a little help from Liukin, a gymnastics champion.
The couple met in October 2008 in Rapid City, S.D., performing on the NBC special Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular and have dated since last summer.
"We became good friends and became really close since," says Lysacek, who attended the ESPYs with Nastia last July and things progressed from there.
Lysacek went to Dallas to cheer on Liukin during her gymnastics comeback at the U.S. Nationals in August, then this month, the couple switched roles.
"To see his dreams come true was amazing," Liukin, 20, who had a cameo on Gossip Girl last season, says of watching her man triumph at the Olympics.
"Even though we're not in the same sport, there's nothing like the Olympics. It was nice to be on other side, to be the support system. But I was nervous."
"She been so helpful to me," adds Lysacek. "She has been through it herself. If I'm having a bad day, she tells me to have faith and to keep going."
"Sometimes your support system has more faith in you than yourself. And when she tells me things are going to be fine, I really believe it."