Figure Skating — Targeting Pyeongchang 2018
2010 Olympic Gold Medalist
2014 Double Olympic Silver Medalist
2016 Grand Prix Final Gold Medalist
2017, 2012 & 2010 World Champion
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Ice dance has had its share of iconic moments.
Perhaps none more so than the Bolero free dance of British pair of Torvill and Dean that earned perfect scores at the 1984 Olympic Games.
But for many Canadians, that moment was replaced by the home-crowd performance delivered by Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir in Vancouver 2010 to become the youngest Ice Dance champions in Olympic history.
The golden duo, however, was not content.
The partnership that started when she was seven and he was nine would continue through to Sochi 2014, in search of their own Bolero – an artistic and athletic performance that would define the pair’s legacy.
They danced beautifully and despite a season-best, settled for silver.
After countless unforgettable moments with Scott, the pair decided to take some personal time to seek new challenges off the ice for the first time since they began their ice dancing careers together.
A recent cover girl for Canada’s Real Style Magazine, Tessa has been able to extend her on-ice interests in fashion, beauty and artistry while building a presence in Canada’s fashion community as a consistent presence on Toronto’s red carpets.
She’s also shown her range and versatility on a training feature for Strong Fitness Magazine and cover feature for Best Health Magazine, and was recently welcomed to the adidas Canada family as the face of women's training.
Tessa and Scott believe that they still has the competitive fire and artistic depth to make a return to their third Olympics in Pyeongchang 2018 which they announced live on CBC's Road to the Olympics.
Perhaps, to the delight of their fans, they’ll summon a performance worthy of Bolero.