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Canadian figure skating championships: Ice dancers Tessa Virtue, Scott 19, The Kiss: Almost. A tease, really, from Tessa Virtue and. Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir may not be dating, but their Tessa and Scott compete at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Tessa and Scott at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Tessa Jane McCormick Virtue (born May 17, ) is a Canadian ice dancer. With ice dance partner Scott Moir, she is the Olympic champion, the .. Virtue and Moir placed first in the short dance at the Four Continents Championships. At the Canadian Figure Skating Championships in January, Virtue and.
They set Canadian records for free dance and for combined total.
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They placed second in the compulsory dance, earning a new personal best score of In the free dance, they received four They became the first Canadian as well as the first North American ice dance team and the youngest dance team to win the Olympics, and the first ice dance team to win the Olympic gold on home ice. They also won the original dance with Overall they claimed their first World Championship title scoring They received numerous Virtue underwent surgery in October to reduce the lingering pain in her shins and calves that is a result of chronic exertional compartment syndromeleading to their withdrawal from Skate Canada.
They were in the lead following the short dance but withdrew midway through the free dance after Virtue felt tightness in her left quad muscle.
Upon returning home to Michigan we changed that lift immediately, so now we do an upside-down position instead of a split. Following the World Championships, Virtue experienced pain in her shins and calves. She decided against another surgery and chose other methods to overcome the problem. The scores from the Grand Prix Final were left unchanged, however.
In February, they competed at the Four Continents Championships. After a second place short dance, they rallied in the free dance to win their second Four Continents championships and first since Virtue and Moir then competed at the World Championships and won the gold medal, finishing first in both segments ahead of silver medalists Davis and White.
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At Skate Canada, Virtue and Moir won the short dance with a score of But once this year, something unusual happened. They came out of a lift, and they were quite close to each other. Then Virtue got really close.
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Story continues below advertisement So if there is a hint of a little something, Virtue and Moir set it to rest, sort of. They haven't dated since Virtue was seven years old and Moir was nine.
We would probably giggle back then "Never got that first kiss,'' Moir said. Scott's little friend dialed her up and Moir blurted: Just when you think that all was said and done years ago, Moir says he doesn't think the business relationship they share would necessarily scare them out of dating in the future. But then he adds: I made it very clear in the media that we were coming here for gold but no one's going to steal that moment from us.2013 Skate Canada -Virtue Moir FD [HD]
We went out there and we skated our hearts out and left it all on the ice and we're extremely proud to have another medal for Canada. The pair briefly retired after the Winter Games and didn't compete in the or seasons, PopSugar reports.
But that didn't mean they stopped performing altogether. The photo above is of the pair ice dancing at the Japan Figure Skating Championships. In a interview with Editors Inc.
After a two-year break from ice skating, Virtue and Moir competed in the season.
And that's neat, because it's just for us now. This was a big year for the duo.