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Sept 18 Reuters — Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have announced their retirement from the sport after an illustrious career in which the duo became the most decorated Olympic figure skaters of all time. The pair, who became household names after winning a gold medal on home ice at the Olympics, delivered the message late on Tuesday on both of their Twitter accounts through a self-recorded video showing them skating around an empty rink. How lucky are we really that we got to share all of this together and with all of you? When Virtue and Moir won gold in Vancouver it marked a breakthrough for North American ice dance as the Canadian pair ended a streak of European dominance that had existed since the sport became an Olympic event in They went on to earn a pair of silver medals at the Sochi Olympics and then won gold in both events four years later in Pyeongchang. Their career also includes three world titles, most recently in when the victory capped an undefeated season, and they went on to led Team Canada as flag-bearers for the opening ceremony at the Pyeongchang Games. This website uses cookies to personalize your content including ads , and allows us to analyze our traffic. Read more about cookies here. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

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We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. Ice dance is about selling romance. Olympic gold medalists Virtue and Moir are brilliant marketers.

In fact, both Kirsten and Michael are actually dating other Canadian figure skaters​. Kirsten is dating Liam Firus who skated at the Olympics.

Signing up enhances your TCE experience with the ability to save items to your personal reading list, and access the interactive map. Ice skating probably originated in Scandinavia over years ago as a means of transportation. It was also practised on the canals of Holland during the Middle Ages. Early references to skating in England date from the 17th century. The first skates were made from the shank or rib bones of elk, caribou and other animals, and the word “skate” likely derives from the early German word schake , meaning shank.

As a social and recreational pastime, skating was popular in Britain and France during the 18th century, and the world’s first skating club was formed in Edinburgh in

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Canada’s sweethearts Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show Tuesday to say once and for all that they are definitely, per cent not dating. The gold-medal-winning duo, who has been skating together for 20 years, appeared on the show after fans sent thousands of Tweets to the show. It didn’t take long for Degeneres to ask the one question Canadians, and people all over the world have asked since the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Canada’s sweethearts Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir appeared on The Ellen the “​The Definitely Not Dating Game,” the Canadian figure skaters were asked if.

Want to discuss? Please read our Commenting Policy first. After delivering a jaw-dropping, achingly sexy gold-medal performance at the Pyeongchang Olympic Games , Canadian figure-skating duo Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have successfully captured the hearts of the world. The couple, more well-known to Canadians, has been somewhat of an enigma to the international world at large. Now with five medals to their name, Virtue, 28, and Moir, 30, are the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history, a tremendous feat.

Her words captured what the world was feeling during their performance. NBCOlympics olympics pic. And we like to connect and make something feel something on the ice. They’ve dazzled for 20 years. They’re now the most decorated ice dance team in history. Sublime from the start.

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With ice dance partner Scott Moir , she is the and Olympic champion , the Olympic silver medalist , a three-time World champion , , , a three-time Four Continents champion , , , the —17 Grand Prix Final champion , an eight-time Canadian National champion —, —, — , and the World Junior champion. Virtue and Moir are also the Olympic gold medalists in the team event and the Olympic silver medalists in the team event.

They are the most decorated Canadian ice dance team of all time and the most decorated Olympic figure skaters of all time. Virtue and Moir were paired in , at the ages of seven and nine. They are the Canadian junior champions and became Canada’s top ice dance team in They are the World silver medalists and the World bronze medalists and became the first ice dance team to receive a

Canadian ice dancers and Olympic gold medallists Tessa Virtue and Scott and Scott Moir are the most decorated Olympic figure skaters of all time. their chemistry on the ice led to rumours that they were dating each other.

He looks up and catches the eye of a girl nearby. They share a knowing glance. And given the hopelessly romantic and cinematic dimension to their partnership, the story fits perfectly. We kind of have our own language. At the time, the celebrated Canadian ice-dance duo were on a break. After a period of unprecedented success between and , things shifted substantially prior to the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The entire experience, which culminated in a bitterly disappointing silver medal, was clouded by a simmering rift with coach Marina Zoueva and newspaper claims that the ice-dance result had been fixed by American and Russian judges.

Moir, in particular, was disillusioned by all of it. I went and built a house with my brother. I shut the whole world out and shut everything down. But the break — regardless of the emotions that came with it — was badly needed. After discussing a comeback in more detail, they earmarked former Canadian ice-dancers Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon as coaches and were eager to move to Montreal and get things started.

But during their first conversation, Lauzon wanted them to explain their motivation for returning.

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Canadian ice dancers and Olympic gold medallists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have announced their retirement from the sport. The pair became household names when they won gold at the Olympics, ending a streak of European dominance that had existed since the sport became an Olympic event in They also won gold at Pyeongchang Virtue, 30, and Moir, 32, started skating together in As well as two Olympic titles, they also won silver at the Olympics in Sochi and combined for three world championships and eight national championships, amassing a legion of fans along the way.

The pair have been celebrities in their home country for nearly a decade, since winning their first gold in during the Vancouver games.

Sept 18 (Reuters) — Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott the duo became the most decorated Olympic figure skaters of all time.

The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. This article was published more than 6 months ago. Some information in it may no longer be current. Audio for this article is not available at this time. This translation has been automatically generated and has not been verified for accuracy. Full Disclaimer. The skaters both worked on Netflix’s new drama Spinning Out. The physically demanding element has the male skater hoist his partner over his head while travelling across the ice.


By , with Canada emerging from wartime, sportswriters resumed voting for various sports awards and Scott was a decisive winner for top Canadian female athlete honours, garnering 45 of a possible 66 points. In January, at the Canadian Figure Skating Championships at Schumacher, Ontario, Scott won her third consecutive Canadian title, and, with international competitions back on the calendar, Scott was already being touted as a favourite for the World Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm.

The year-old executed an outstanding free skating routine and was accorded a perfect mark of six by one judge.

Barbara Ann Scott, Canadian figure skater who was the first citizen of a country outside Europe to win a world championship in skating (). Scott won the.

The fiery chemistry between Canadian ice dancing duo Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir has some Olympic fans thinking the real fireworks happen when their skates come off. Alas, for “Tessa and Scott” fans, the gold medal winners keep it strictly in the friend zone. Virtue and Moir helped Canada win gold in the team figure skating competition on Sunday with an emotional routine set to songs from the movie musical “Moulin Rouge.

The performance even had Baz Luhrmann, director of the hit starring Nicole Kidman, cheering from his couch. The pair’s sexy routine included a segment set to the screen musical’s version of The Police hit “Roxanne. Moments like the on-ice kiss they shared had some hoping it was more than just a performance. Life lesson youngins: Find someone who looks at you the way Virtue and Moir look at each other. TeamCanada pyeongchang pic. All i am saying is when Tessa and Scott get married we need to treat it like a royal wedding and shut down the country for a day and live stream it on cbc, just saying Can.

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