His colleague, hunky French pro-skater French Sylvain Longchambon, 33, has competed on two series and ended up dating his celebrity partner both times.
In 2011 he fell for Hollyoaks actress Jennifer Metcalfe, 30, but dumped her after being paired with Corrie's Samia Ghadie, 31, last January.
Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle can’t wait to show off her sexy side on Dancing On Ice.
And the 27-year-old bronze medallist is especially pleased one particular feature will be very much on display throughout the series: her bum.
"You do become so close and you need to be good friends with your partner," explains Dan."It happens on any reality show if "you are working on a one-to-one.
There's more trust there."Dancing On Ice pro Dan admits he can see why the show has previously been full of relationship woes for the celebs involved.
‘I’ve never been much of a girly girl – in gymnastics your hair’s pulled back either in a bun or a ponytail and make-up is minimal.
‘A few days ago I did a photo shoot – my hair was all blown out in this really glamorous style and I had really beautiful make-up on – and I came home on the Tube to meet Steve and he walked past me! It’s nice to have the chance to be sexy and glamorous.
But she and Hayley are very different girls."Hayley finishes: "All we can focus on is doing our best each week.
“The obstacles can be as challenging as you want them to be,” he gushed.