Tessa Virtue

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  • Birth Name: Tessa Jane McCormick Virtue
  • Birth Place: London, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Ice dancer
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  • Began studying ballet and dance at age 3.Paired up with her skating partner Scott Moir in 1997.Along with Moir, became the first Canadian ice dancers to win the Junior World Championships, when they did so in 2006.At the 2009 Skate Canada, she and Moir received the first 10.0 awarded in international competition.Won a gold medal in ice dancing at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.In 2010, published Tessa and Scott: Our Journey From Childhood Dream to Gold.Won two silver medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, one as part of the first Olympic team figure-skating competition, and a second with Moir in ice dancing.Temporarily retired in 2014 after competing in Sochi.Along with Moir, toured with Stars on Ice in Canada and Japan, and performed in Festa on Ice, Shall We Dance On Ice and All That Skate.

Relationships

  • Jim Virtue — Father
  • Jordan Virtue — Sister
  • Casey Virtue — Brother
  • Kate Virtue — Mother
  • Kevin Virtue — Brother

College

  • Attends University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Details

  • Birth Name: Tessa Jane McCormick Virtue
  • Birth Place: London, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Ice dancer

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