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Tessa Virtue
Sport: Figure Skating
Birthdate: May 17, 1989
Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada
Hometown: London, Ontario, Canada
Residence: Canton, MI
Ht: 5'5"
Teammate: Scott Moir
Event: Ice Dancing

Getting to know: Tessa Virtue

A ballet student from the age of three,  she lived away from home at age nine to study with the National Ballet of Canada...Underwent surgery prior to the 2008-09 season for chronic exertional compartment syndrome, which kept her off the ice until December 2008...Lives and trains in Canton, Michigan, and commutes across the border twice a week to take classes at the University of Windsor.

Results

DateEvent RankResults
Fri, Feb 19 - 4:45pIce Dancing Compulsory Dance 242.74
Sun, Feb 21 - 4:15pIce Dancing Original Dance 1111.15
Mon, Feb 22 - 4:45pIce Dancing Free DanceMedal Gold1221.57

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    As the pilot for the USA-1 bobsled, I broke a 62-year gold medal drought when my sled, the 'Night Train" won the Olympic title at the 2010 Vancouver Games. A degenerative eye condition nearly caused me to quit my sport in 2008, but corrective surgery restored my vision to 20-20.

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