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Virtue and Moir take easy lead at Skate Canada

Virtue and Moir take easy lead at Skate Canada

 

Olympic Champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada looked relaxed and happy and had no trouble dancing to a clear lead in the Short Dance at Skate Canada International on…

Strong season debut for Virtue and Moir at Finlandia Trophy

Strong season debut for Virtue and Moir at Finlandia Trophy

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada easily  danced to victory at Finlandia Trophy this weekend, proving that they are in  good shape this early into the season. Japan’s Takahito Mura captured  the Men’s title and…

Virtue and Moir lead ice dancing in Moscow

Virtue and Moir lead ice dancing in Moscow

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada came back strong from their disappointment at the Four Continents Championships (where they had to withdraw during the free dance due to injury) to grab the lead…

Virtue and Moir grab lead in Taipei

Virtue and Moir grab lead in Taipei

Olympic and World Champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada came back strong after a long break due to injury to win the Short Dance at the ISU…

Olympic ice dance champs nab first World title

Olympic ice dance champs nab first World title

The outcome of the ice dance competition at the 2010 World Championships has been in little doubt long before the start of the event. The level of the teams and…

Virtue and Moir maintain lead in Turin

Virtue and Moir maintain lead in Turin

 

The golden quartet from Canton continued to remain unchallenged throughout the second phase of the event as both Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir (CAN) and Meryl Davis and Charlie…

Virtue and Moir lead after solid dance

Virtue and Moir lead after solid dance

 

Post-Olympic World Championships are often considered to be a bit of a letdown as they are held a month after the major event of the last four years. However, if the Compulsory Dance…

Virtue and Moir capture historic Olympic gold

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir made history when they became the first Canadians, as well as North American team, to capture the Olympic Gold in Ice   Dance.

USA’s Meryl Davis and Charlie   White  claimed the silver medal, while the  bronze went to Russia’s Oksana   Domnina and Maxim Shabalin.

Virtue and Moir gave a spellbinding performance to Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 which featured exquisite level 4 lifts. Their level 4 twizzles were…

Virtue and Moir lead after Original Dance

Tessa Virtue Scott Moir of   Canada took the lead after the Original Dance (OD), while USA’s Meryl Davis and Charlie White also moved up one spot to second. Russia’s Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin, who led after the Compulsory  Dance (CD), dropped to third.

Virtue and Moir delivered a technically complicated, but passionate Spanish Flamenco which had the crowd on its feet as soon as it ended.

“It felt amazing,” said…

Virtue and Moir in Prime Form for Olympics

Virtue and Moir in Prime Form for Olympics

Canada’s Olympic hopes in ice dancing for the upcoming Games are riding on the shoulders of Ontario’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. The couple, only 20 and 22 respectively, has skated together for 13 years.

The two-time Canadian Champions…

Virtue and Moir maintain lead at Four Continents

Virtue and Moir maintain lead at Four Continents

The 2009 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships continued with the Original Dance, the Pairs Long Program, and the Men’s Short Program.

Ice dance was once a waiting game…

Virtue and Moir win third consecutive 4CC title

Virtue and Moir win third consecutive 4CC title

Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir maintained first place throughout the event to win their third consecutive Four Continents medal. However, this time it was a gold compared to the bronze they took in 2006 and…

Virtue and Moir maintain lead at Four Continents

Virtue and Moir maintain lead at Four Continents

The 2008 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships continued with the Original Dance, the Pairs Long Program, and the Ladies Short Program.

The Folk/Country dance is the Original Dance (OD) for the 2007-08 season. While there are…

Virtue and Moir polka to the lead

Virtue and Moir polka to the lead

The 2008 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships are being held Feb. 13-17 in Goyang City, Republic of Korea at the Seongsa Ice Rink. It is the third time since 2002 that the Republic…

Virtue and Moir win national title

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir (WO) easily captured their first Senior national title, distancing themselves from the other teams with over 33 points. Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje (NO) captured the silver, while Allie Hann-McCurdy and Michael Coreno (BC/YT) picked up their first Senior national medal – the bronze.

Performing to The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Virtue and Moir told the story of young love with the elements seamlessly integrated into…

Virtue and Moir maintain lead in Vancouver

The Original Dance (OD) for both Juniors and Seniors for the 2007-08 season is the Folk-Country dance.

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir maintained their lead after placing an easy first (65.29 points) in the OD, followed by Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje (55.60 points) and Allie Hann-McCurdy and Michael Coreno (54.60 points).

Virtue (18) and Moir (20) delivered a technically solid dance in their Russian folk routine to Dark Eye. The…

Virtue and Moir take easy lead at Canadian Nationals

The Compulsory Dance (CD) of the event was the Yankee Polka, which consists of two sequences and was created by James Sladky, Judy Schwomeyer and Ron Ludington. It was first performed in 1969.

Tessa Virtue (18) and Scott Moir (20), who skated last, were clearly in a class by themselves. The team showed excellent precision in their steps and timing and are in first place with 40.04 points.

Allie Hann-McCurdy (20)…

Virtue and Moir maintain lead in Quebec City

Virtue and Moir maintain lead in Quebec City

Overnight leaders Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir maintained their lead after earning a new personal best of 61.20 in the OD.

The Canadian silver medalists delivered a very difficult program to a Russian folk dance, exhibiting great expression…

Virtue and Moir win Skate Canada gold by a landslide

Virtue and Moir win Skate Canada gold by a landslide

A damper was cast over the Free Dance (FD) when USA’s Melissa Gregory and Dennis Petukhov took a horrible fall during the warm-up.

The U.S. silver medalists, who were in fourth after the Original Dance (OD),…

Virtue and Moir lead at Skate Canada

Virtue and Moir lead at Skate Canada

Skate Canada is the second of six events of the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix (GP) series and is being held at the Colisee Pepsi, Nov. 2-4, in Quebec City (QC) Canada.

Approximately 56…

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