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Canada’s athletes in Sochi: Meet figure skater Scott Moir

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada compete in the ice dance short dance during day two of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2013/2014 at Marine Messe Fukuoka on December 6, 2013 in Fukuoka, Japan.
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada compete in the ice dance short dance during day two of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2013/2014 at Marine Messe Fukuoka on December 6, 2013 in Fukuoka, Japan. Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images

Sport: Figure Skating

Event: Ice Dance

Age: 26

Hometown: London, Ont.

Accomplishments:

  • 2010 Olympic Champion
  • 2010 and 2012 World Champion
  • Five-time Canadian Champion

Interesting Fact: Moir and his partner Tessa Virtue have been skating together since he was nine years old and she was seven.

Chances: Moir and Virtue head into the 2014 Olympics in Sochi as the reigning champions and favourites to reach the podium again.

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