Canadian hockey player Blayre Turnbull and bobsledder Ryan Sommer are a busy couple. The two got engaged last April, but 2022 being an Olympic year amid a pandemic, they didn’t see each other at all for three months leading up to the Winter Olympics in Beijing.
There were competitions and training camps, not to mention the COVID-19 safety protocols for each squad that kept them further apart, the Daily Hive reported.
“Name a cooler place to be reunited with your fiancé after spending the last 3 months apart…. I’ll wait 😎,” Turnbull wrote. Sommer wrote on his Insta: “A couple of kids, chasing our dreams.”
Turnbull, making her second Olympics appearance, quickly reverted her attention back to the ice on Saturday, helping Canada to an 11-1 rout over Finland.
Sommer will compete for Canada’s four-man bobsled team at the Winter Games.
Here’s the couple back in 2020, when the bobsledder wrote of them enduring lockdowns together: