Now available in a stunning new paperback edition, world champion ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir share the incredible and inspiring story that led to their history-making gold-medal performance at the 2010 Winter Games. From the pair’s first meeting in 1995 to their rapid rise on the international circuit, to their spellbinding performance at Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum on February, 22, 2010, which established them as icons of the sport, this lavishly illustrated book is as much a spectacular visual history as it is a behind-the-scenes look at the ascent of two of the world’s premier athletes.
TESSA VIRTUE and SCOTT MOIR are the most decorated ice dance team in history, having won the Olympic gold medal for ice dance at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, two silver medals at the 2014 Sochi Games, and two gold medals at the 2018 PyeongChang Games.
In their twenty-year partnership, in addition to their five Olympic medals, they have won four World Championships (three senior and one junior), three Four Continents Championships, eight Canadian Championships (seven senior and one junior), and six Skate Canada International titles. Additionally, they recaptured the world record for highest total score in ice dancing in a stunning performance at the 2018 Olympic Games.
STEVE MILTON has over thirty-five years’ experience as a sportswriter and writes for the Hamilton Spectator. He has won numerous Ontario Newspaper Awards and has been both a Gemini and National Newspaper Award finalist. He is the author of more than twenty books. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario.
Milton’s storytelling is captivating . . . the book is a must-have for fans of all ages . . . Virtue and Moir’s honesty and vulnerability elevate this biography to a collectible.
The photographs alone keep you turning the page...Skating fans won't be disappointed.