She’d be going grocery shopping at two in the morning.Scott Patrick Moir (born September 2, 1987) is a Canadian ice dancer.Tessa and Scott tracks the pair's first meeting at the ages of seven and nine; their early competitions at the World Junior Championship and World Championships; and their incredible, history-making gold-medal performance at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, which established them as icons of ice dancing.Lavishly illustrated with never-before-published personal photo Tessa and Scott tracks the pair's first meeting at the ages of seven and nine; their early competitions at the World Junior Championship and World Championships; and their incredible, history-making gold-medal performance at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, which established them as icons of ice dancing.Lavishly illustrated with never-before-published personal photographs and memorabilia collected over the course of their lives, this book is as much as a spectacular visual history as it is a behind-the-scenes look at the ascent of two of skating's premiere athletes. Steve Milton had an alternate title for the memoir of Canadian Olympic and World champion ice dance team, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, but the straightforward Tessa & Scott: Our Journey from Childhood Dream to Gold won out.
Can’t imagine how many thousands of twizzles they’ve spun.With partner Tessa Virtue, he is the 2010 Olympic champion, the 2014 Olympic silver medalist, three-time World champion (2010, 2012, 2017), three-time Four Continents champion (2008, 2012, 2017), the 2016–17 Grand Prix Final champion, the 2006 World Junior champion and seven-time Canadian national champion (2008–2010, 2012–2014, 2017).They also won a silver medal in the team event at the 2014 Winter Olympics. After winning the Canadian junior title in 2004, they became Canada's top ice dance couple in 2007 and won the silver medal at the 2008 World Figure Skating Championships.A figure skating fan practically since birth, Tessa and Scott’s career has been on my radar for five seasons, from their first year on the senior circuit, back when there was no international fan base to speak of and you had to piece their narrative together from random interviews. My favorite Christmas gift (and that’s up against season one of The Vampire Diaries on DVD), I read through this chronicle in small increments, ensuring it wouldn’t go by too fast.Even though I was forewarned, the book is bigger than I expected, equivalent in size to that of a coffee table keepsake.Moir’s skate coach and aunt certainly knew what she was doing when she paired the two kids at a rink near Kitchener.“How neat is it that we’ve been at this for such a long time, skating together for 19 years, almost 20, and we’re still learning,” says Virtue, posing it as a rhetorical question with a self-evident answer. Every single day there’s new insight to be gained and that’s really thrilling.”Enough so that, after two seasons away from the judged skating wars, the duo slipped back seamlessly into the ordeal of training and stress of competition.Their career resumption could hardly have gone more smoothly in 2016: first at Skate Canada, first at the NHK Trophy, first at last month’s Grand Prix final.A self-admitted workaholic, Virtue doesn’t have far to look when it comes to getting that simple reminder to find balance in her day-to-day.While off the ice, she’s launched a jewellery line, something that has been close to her heart for a long time.There are pages and pages of pictures, some of which fans already have on their flash drives, but glossy and bound, the photographs take on a permanent quality.Skating superstar Tessa Virtue is back on the ice with partner Scott Moir, working towards the 2018 Olympics in North Korea.