Olympic gold medalists Virtue and Moir are brilliant marketers. The only straight romance I'm invested in is ice dancer romance newlywed game, and starred in a documentary series showcasing their “unique and. Tessa Virtue Scott Moir figure skating ice dancers Then there are smaller clips others have uploaded, including one from the Sochi Olympics. In interviews about their stellar working relationship, Virtue and Moir are. Canadian ice dance partners Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir clap for Americans during the medal ceremony at Sochi Winter Olympics February 18, the relationship coach Marina Zueva has with Canada's top ice dance.Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir (Olympic Champions 2018) - Perfect - Ed Sheeran
They placed second in the compulsory dance, earning a new personal best score of In the free dance, they received four They became the first Canadian as well as the first North American ice dance team and the youngest dance team to win the Olympics, and the first ice dance team to win the Olympic gold on home ice. They also won the original dance with Overall they claimed their first World Championship title scoring They received numerous Virtue underwent surgery in October to reduce the lingering pain in her shins and calves that is a result of chronic exertional compartment syndromeleading to their withdrawal from Skate Canada.
They were in the lead following the short dance but withdrew midway through the free dance after Virtue felt tightness in her left quad muscle. Upon returning home to Michigan we changed that lift immediately, so now we do an upside-down position instead of a split.
Following the World Championships, Virtue experienced pain in her shins and calves.
She decided against another surgery and chose other methods to overcome the problem. The scores from the Grand Prix Final were left unchanged, however.
In February, they competed at the Four Continents Championships.
After a second place short dance, they rallied in the free dance to win their second Four Continents championships and first since Virtue and Moir then competed at the World Championships and won the gold medal, finishing first in both segments ahead of silver medalists Davis and White.
At Skate Canada, Virtue and Moir won the short dance with a score of They went on to win the competition with a total score of They decided to modify their "The Waltz Goes On" short dance, simplifying the storyline. During their free dance, Virtue felt cramping in her legs and paused the performance; they resumed after about three minutes and finished second to Davis and White.
Although Virtue and Moir later admitted concerns about the coaching, they also congratulated the American pair on their Olympic victory.
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Two weeks later, they topped those scores, receiving At the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in South Korea in February, they won their third title, setting a new personal best in the free dance with They received a score of Moir said, "I got back up and Tessa said a really funny joke to me, it automatically put me back on track and I just kept going.
It's fine, we make it work. Story continues below advertisement But on Tuesday, the veneer the Canadians have maintained regarding their coach was suddenly stripped away, and the conflict exposed. Zueva] wasn't in our corner," Mr. Moir settled for Olympic silver, and Ms.
White took the gold. It was the first time Ms. Moir have even remotely criticized their coach. But it spoke volumes about the frustration that's been simmering beneath the surface for months. The Canadian ice dance team is well trained in front of a microphone, and they rarely if ever say something they don't mean.
There were signs everywhere of emerging issues: Moir marched in the opening ceremonies in Vancouver inwhere they won gold, Ms. Zueva was by their side.
But when they paraded with Canada's athletes in Sochi, their coach chose to be with the Americans. But really, what did it matter?
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What was the ceremony other than a bit of pomp anyway? The snub, though, was symptomatic of a larger shift in the relationship between the coach and her four champion pupils. Zueva's attention could never be divided perfectly — they all knew it — and more and more, her focus was shifting to the American contenders.
The real problems began to brew before the Olympics. Moir skated at the Canadian nationals in Ottawa last month, their coach wasn't there.
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She was instead with the Americans at their championships in Boston. Story continues below advertisement Story continues below advertisement And when they wanted to work out problems in their routine back in Canton, Mich.
In December, when they placed second to Ms.