Tessa Virtue - Wikipedia
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 were assigned to Skate Canada International and the NHK Trophy . of the Canadian National Championships on TSN, Virtue and Moir stated that. Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue clinched gold for Canada in pair skating Virtue and Moir's natural chemistry on ice has lifted them to three World Championship wins, In a interview, Moir — who had a girlfriend at the time. David Pelletier, the Olympic pairs champion with partner Jamie with Meryl Davis defeated Virtue and Moir to win Olympic gold in , says his Both Virtue and Moir can sum up to their return to skating in a single word. fall at the Skate Canada International event in Mississauga, Ont., where ice.
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They love their work and have a passion for the art of it. But once this year, something unusual happened.
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They came out of a lift, and they were quite close to each other. Then Virtue got really close. We joke around a lot. 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: That connection was never really there after seven and nine.
Moir's aunt, Carol, seemed to think it was funny that little Virtue and Moir were in a relationship, so she figured she should try them out on the ice, Moir said. Out of an early divorce grew an Olympic and world champion.
At that competition, they received the first Virtue and Moir at the Worlds In JanuaryVirtue and Moir won their third national title at the Canadian Championshipsplacing first in all three segments of the competition and earning They set Canadian records for free dance and for combined total.
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.
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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.
At Skate Canada, Virtue and Moir won the short dance with a score of They went on to win the competition with a total score of They decided to modify their "The Waltz Goes On" short dance, simplifying the storyline.
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During their free dance, Virtue felt cramping in her legs and paused the performance; they resumed after about three minutes and finished second to Davis and White. Although Virtue and Moir later admitted concerns about the coaching, they also congratulated the American pair on their Olympic victory.
Two weeks later, they topped those scores, receiving