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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir's red hot on-ice chemistry has many convinced they' re a couple in real life. An Olympic skating duo who were dating for over two years said they had to break up U.S. ice dancers Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue, who've been The theory that Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, who performed a Man charged with killing Connecticut woman he met on dating app. For 20 years, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have been ice dance as a couple by Moir's aunt when he was nine and Virtue was seven, their.
You make that boy and girl a team, give them the years of training with increasingly high-calibre coaching, a deep connection, the ability to overcome pain and injury and the will to continue — even after nearly all of their old rivals have called it quits. Some may say this gold medal is redemption for the silver four years ago in Sochi. But what it really represents is the culmination of the greatest comeback in figure skating history.
Aside from the blip at the Grand Prix Final in December, Virtue and Moir returned to the competitive realm for a two-year span and won everything.Virtue and Moir are not in love but the world wants them to be
In the short dance, the Canadians established a world record and forced everyone else to chase them. The French rose to the occasion, to the point where you wondered if Virtue and Moir had enough points in their program to add up.
They needed an additional three points in the biggest skate of the season — and they found it. The most interesting part of this full-circle title is how almost nothing has changed in terms of the talk surrounding them.
Fans and casual onlookers want Tessa and Scott to be together, to get married, based on the emotion they trigger on the icce.
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Those are the same questions they danced around eight years ago, too. But this time was different. Virtue and Moir were much more at the forefront of the Canadian team leading into these Olympics. They carried the flag together into the opening ceremonies, a wonderful honour.
That was an important step in their growth as a team.
Virtue had to put up for years with chronic pain in her legs — she underwent two surgeries in and to treat compartment syndrome — and after the loss in Sochi they left the sport for two years. In their absence France's Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron swept all before them, winning two world titles. Virtue and Moir couldn't stay away, however — when they made their comeback in latethey moved their training base to Montreal, to join French coaches Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon.
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The coaches' other main proteges? The rivals for Olympic gold competed over the last year.
Virtue and Moir looked unbeatable — taking a third world title in — until the French pair scored an important win in the Grand Prix event in Nagoya, Japan, last December. Coming to Pyeongchang, Virtue and Moir were chosen as Canada's flagbearers for the opening ceremony, and they backed up to be part of the Canadian gold medal in the team event.
Last chance for glory in Pyeongchang When it came to the ice dance, Virtue and Moir broke their own world record score in the short program, to hold a narrow 1.
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But Papadakis and Cizeron — who had to cope with a nightmarish wardrobe malfunction in the short program — still had the potential to spoil the party. They looked impressive in a dramatic and stylish routine, which put the pressure firmly on their rivals. They earned the maximum point rating for performance and composition, and scored VirtueMoir XX PyeongChang Skating 20th and last, the Canadians saved a potent performance for their final competitive outing on the ice.
A mash-up of the sensual tango of Roxanne and the soaring love song Come What May from the movie Moulin Rouge, the four-minute routine was mesmerising.