All These Canadian Olympic Skaters Are Dating In Real Life | HuffPost Canada
Date Published, October 24, Virtue and Moir are the most successful Canadian ice dance team of the early 21st century, and first North Americans to win the Olympic Gold Medal for ice dance, at the Vancouver Olympic Games. relationship of Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. backstory that seems lab-engineered for romance — they are not dating now. (Just look how cute they are playing the newlywed game, for God's sake.). Check out all of The Ringer's coverage of the Pyeongchang Games from an old rumor that Moir was dating fellow Canadian skater Jessica Dubé. As slick an ice dancing couple as they are now, Moir and Virtue haven't.
That this kind of synchronicity, intimacy, understanding between two humans is not only possible, but gorgeously achievable. Conspiracy theorists are crazy for them, these ice-dancers that have launched a thousand GIFs.
There are websites cataloguing the loving glances the partners have exchanged. Have they spent most of their lives suppressing a powerful love for each other in pursuit of world ice-dancing domination? Will their retirement mean they can finally be together? And occasionally, they ship real-life humans.
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In the aforementioned case, fans are keen on the idea that Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse, the real-life actors behind Cooper and Jones, might be — or should be — dating, too. As adults, they acknowledge that dating other people is hard.
They posed in a bridal gown and tux for a photoshoot, and, in a Skate Canada promo video, played the aforementioned Newlyweds Game. They know anticipation of the act is nearly as powerful as the act itself, and that anticipation would appeal to anybody more than living out a sexual relationship gone cold.
The first point of contact between the two dancers is impassioned, as Virtue springs into the air and Moir grabs her from behind. As they skate, he buries his head in her neck, he buries his face between her legs. They are among the best ice dancers the world has ever seen, working at the apex of a sport where partnerships on the ice often become something more.
Former Canadian pair and Olympic medallists Isabelle Brasseur and Lloyd Eisler dated for a couple of years before deciding it was too complicated to date and skate.
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Jamie Sale and David Pelletier won Olympic gold and later got engaged, married and divorced. Inthey finished second at the world championships, and first at the Canadian and Four Continents championships. Later that year, however, Virtue tested positive for chronic exertional compartment syndrome and in Octobershe had surgery on both of her shins to try to alleviate the pain. When the pair regrouped in earlyVirtue was still in pain, and they could only practice small portions of their programs rather than full run-throughs.
At Skate Canada that autumn, they received a perfect The next year, Virtue and Moir won the Canadian championship in preparation for the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir in pairs ice dance during the World championship of figure skating at the Palace of Megasport in Moscow.
Nevertheless, Virtue and Moir were victorious. Their free dance program, which featured a challenging lift the pair developed called "The Goose," was awarded a score of Virtue and Moir became the first North Americans and youngest skaters to win the Olympic gold medal in ice dance. The pair followed their Olympic victory by taking first place at the world championships that same year.
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Competitions —13 In OctoberVirtue underwent surgery for the second time and as a result the pair had to withdraw from the Canadian Championships and Skate Canada.
However, they soon began training again and took second place at the World Championships.
They also placed second in the Four Continents competition, the world championships, and the Grand Prix Final, where they lost narrowly to their training partners, Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White, who also trained under coach Marina Zoueva. In the ice dance competition that followed, they performed a technically challenging and emotional short program and free dance, but lost to Davis and White, taking home a second Olympic silver medal.
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir receive their silver medals in figure skating ice dance at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia 18 February The second-place finish was coloured by controversy about the coaching and judging.
Virtue and Moir did not compete in the world championship, but did tour with the ice show Stars on Ice, with which they had previously skated in and They also won the national championship, the Four Continents championship in South Korea and the world championship in Finland.
All These Canadian Olympic Skaters Are Dating In Real Life
The following month they took gold at the Canada Skate International in Regina, setting a new personal best and world record with They delivered a thrilling performance in the team competition, winning both the short dance and free dance segments. Virtue and Moir thrilled fans in Canada and around the world during the main ice dance competition. They set a world record score in the short program Papadakis and Cizeron in turn set a world record in the free dance