Virtue, Moir take ice dancing to new level
Scott Moir stood in the kiss-and-cry area, motioning for the crowd to Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir receive their gold medals for ice. Canadian figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have been “Tessa and Scott are not a couple in real life” smena.info Skate Canada Ice Dance Champions Virtue and Moir in Kingtson ON TESSA VIRTUE & SCOTT MOIR | Kiss and Cry, In which the audience .
Their training partners in Detroit, Meryl Davis and Charlie White, had been quite impressive to The Phantom of the Opera - riveting, in fact, and fast and powerful and all good things - but Virtue and Moir were a dream, nothing less.
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The roar that greeted them before they skated was massive; the ovation that saluted them at the finish was muted only by the number of hands that were otherwise occupied, brushing tears away. They were that good.
The first North American team ever to win the Olympic ice dancing gold medal, Virtue and Moir joined the very short list of Canadians who have ever come away from an Olympics with gold medals in figure skating - Barbara Ann Scott inBarbara Wagner and Robert Paul inand pairs co-winners Jamie Sale and David Pelletier. They also ensured that for the first time in 50 years, Russia or the Soviet Union before them, will go home without a figure skating gold medal - a signal, surely, that the game has changed since the adoption of the Code of Points scoring system after the Salt Lake City judging scandal.
William Thompson, the Skate Canada CEO who has been a skater and technical specialist in ice dance, said he had never seen anything like their skate. Best one I've ever seen, hands down," he said.
I didn't see Bolero live, but I remember watching it at home and thinking they'd taken the sport to a new level, and I think these kids have done the same. But a circulatory problem in Virtue's shins, and surgery, derailed their season and it was no sure thing they would have enough miles on their programs to peak here.Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir skate to Stay by Rihanna - Music Monday
When you put the two together - an awful lot of God-given talent, and an incredible amount of hard work - you get something pretty special," said Thompson. Last fall Virtue shared a video compilation of their evolution as partners on Instagram, captioned with hashtags VirtureMoir 20years XX: A post shared by Tessa Virtue tessavirtue17 on Sep 2, at 4: Their relationship has always been platonic and professional. They continued working together, and each time they returned to the global stage, people wonder again if there's something more to the professional chemistry on display.
Virtue and Moir during their medal ceremony at the Vancouver Olympics. In the same segment, Virtue said she'd make a "terrible" girlfriend because her focus is so singularly on the Olympics and therefore training with Moir.
Flash forward to Pyeongchangand Virtue and Moir now 28 and 30 said they still get the dating question. On February 13 — two days after the explosive "Moulin Rouge!
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They're just very good at their jobs. What we have is such a cool relationship.