The Perfect Love Story – (From Russia with Love)
Dan Cravens and Marina Andreeva first met at the 2004 Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George, Utah. It was love at first sight. God does have a sense of humor. Who would believe that Dan, a retired U.S. Army Military Special Agent, and Marina, a Table Tennis Sports Coach from Nerungri, Yakytia Region, Russia would get together? It really is a small world after all.
Dan was from Las Vegas, Nevada and the Table Tennis Coordinator for the Nevada Senior Games and a participant in the Games Table Tennis competition. Marina was the Table Tennis Coach from Russia. It was the first time attending the Games for both. Dan won two silver medals and one blond at the Games.
Dan says he is good at Table Tennis but Marina is even better. His philosophy is “if you can’t beat them, join them."
They make the perfect team and couple since Dan is left-handed and Marina is right-handed. They complete and complement each other. The Russian team accepted Dan’s kind invitation and hospitality to ...