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Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue clinched gold for Canada in pair skating at the Winter Olympics. After securing Olympic gold for Canada in the team figure skating In a interview, Moir — who had a girlfriend at the time. Olympic dance champions laugh off not-so-gentle nudges about intimate Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada perform the ice dance. Ice Dance - Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir gold at PyeongChang to go with their gold at Vancouver and their silver at Sochi
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.
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.
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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.
Virtue and Moir smash record for gold - Olympic News
Out of an early divorce grew an Olympic and world champion. Perhaps their relationship is just more solid and long-lasting than romance. It will be really odd, Virtue says, when they finally part ways when their dancing career is finished. 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.
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.
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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.
Virtue and Moir smash record for gold
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.
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 At the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in South Korea in February, they won their third title, setting a new personal best in the free dance with They received a score of Moir said, "I got back up and Tessa said a really funny joke to me, it automatically put me back on track and I just kept going.