So he’s going back to lifting her on the ice for precious points in front of international figure skating judges.
They are also the first North American ice dancers to win the Olympic gold medal ...
Virtue underwent surgery in October 2008 to repair injuries in her shins due to a condition called chronic exertional compartment sydrome; this injury forced them out of the 2008 ISU Grand Prix Series ...
The 2010 Olympic champs will be back on the circuit for the 2016-17 season and aiming at more gold medals and world titles.
They ended their sabbatical three days after the two-year anniversary of their silver-medal free dance in Sochi and made it clear their ultimate target is the top of the podium at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
They were at the Maple Leafs game Saturday in Ottawa where Toronto clinched its first playoff berth in nine years. "What was surprising is I think there were almost more Leafs fans than Senators fans.
It was fun to be there when the Leafs clinched a playoff spot." Moir, a lifelong Leafs fan, said he was performing his eighth grade play — "Schoolhouse Rock" — when Toronto last made the post-season, and hopes to see some playoff action live.
Virtue and ice dance partner Scott Moir are in Toronto on a rare day away from the ice to do a photo shoot for "Today's Bride" magazine (don't read anything into that).
And with likely just 10 months to go on a career that has spanned nearly two decades, the Canadians are soaking up every bit of the experience.
Three women are fussing over Tessa Virtue, one gently brushes her ponytail, another holds up different dangling earrings, another is trying on potential hairpieces.
The Olympic gold medallist doesn't mind the pampering.
"It's really special and it's nice to share with friends and family and have some good photos to look back on." Virtue and Moir have barely taken a deep breath since capping their competitive season last month with a silver medal performance at the world championships in London, Ont.