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With two Olympics and three Olympic medals behind them, Davis and White chose not to defend their first-place finish at the 2018 Winter Games in February but they continue to skate professionally. The pair spoke to PEOPLE this week ahead of the first dates on the 2018 Stars on Ice tour , where they will appear alongside Olympic skaters including Nathan Chen , Mirai Nagasu and Adam Rippon . From left: Meryl Davis with fiancé Fedor Andreev in 2016; inset: her engagement ring Jenny Anderson/WireImage; Inset: Meryl Davis/Instagram Until her engagement, Davis had largely kept her relationship with Andreev out of the public eye. “We really enjoy keeping things to ourselves, but this is something we were excited to share,” she told Team USA days after he proposed on a hike in California with a square-cut canary yellow diamond ring. “Fedor is one of the kindest people that I’ve ever met,” she continued. “He has such a pure, beautiful heart, and I think that’s what draws me to him the most. “We both just like to enjoy life to the fullest, and I think we really try to bring that out in each other. And so whenever we’re together, we have the best time. He’s my best friend, and I just feel so incredibly lucky that I get to marry my best friend.” RELATED VIDEO: Team USA Figure Skaters Reveal Pre-Competition Rituals and Superstitions Looking ahead to their wedding next year, Davis tells PEOPLE she’s imagining a smaller-scale event that will still be exciting. She says she expects the destination wedding will be “really fun to plan and hopefully have a fun adventure with some of our closest friends and family and do something pretty small.” One thing that hasn’t been checked off the to-do list yet?
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