January 20, 2013
Virtue, Moir dance way to fifth Canadian title
By RYAN PYETTE, QMI Agency

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir skate in the senior ice dance long program at the Canadian National Figure Skating Championships in Mississauga January 20, 2013. (REUTERS/Fred Thornhill)

MISSISSAUGA — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir look like they’re wrestling under the sheets in their sexed-up “Carmen” free dance.

Right now, they’re grappling with a sheet with a much lower thread-count — the paper their scores are printed on.

The Olympic champs closed the Canadian figure skating championships Sunday at the Hershey Centre with their fifth senior national ice dance title, but were deducted two points for long lifts and finished with a 187.23 total, not the attention-grabbing home-ice score they anticipated.



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