When it comes to sports, people have their favorite. Some individuals love football while others are more into gymnastics. But the one sport that everyone enjoys is ice dancing. After all, this isn’t just ordinary ice-skating. It involves one or two people who dance to music while on the ice.
And once in a while, someone uploads a performance online that’s so stunningly beautiful, it seems surreal. Whether you skate or not, these are videos that leave you feeling mesmerized.
Heading toward greatness
A perfect example is a video that features Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. Interestingly, it was uploaded in October 2017. But just the following year, this duo would become Olympic champions. So, you can imagine how special it is. To date, this particular video has been viewed more than 3.3 million times.
Song of choice
For ice skating couples, not only do they need to have talent but it’s also critical for them to choose the right song when performing. And this pair did when they selected Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect.” Just the first two lines give you a good indication that it’s all about love, “I found a love for me. Darling, just dive right in.”
A match made in Heaven
Virtue and Moir have skated together for over 22 years. With that history, they know how each other moves on the ice and what the other person is thinking. When competing, this gives them a huge advantage. With such a strong connection, they don’t have to second guess anything.
Are they, or aren’t they?
Due to the chemistry between Virtue and Moir, rumors have circulated for years that perhaps their connection extends beyond the ice. And in watching this performance, it certainly appears it’s true. But for now…mum’s the word.
Teasing the audience
The next lines of the song “Perfect” certainly don’t help clarify their relationship. “Well, I found a girl, beautiful and sweet. I never knew you were the someone waiting for me. ‘Cause we were just kids when we fell in love.” The glances and smiles they give each other during the performance only heighten speculation.
Powerful yet graceful
As for their performance, you can’t help but immediately notice just how powerful this couple is. At the same time, they move with such grace. Throughout the piece, they do several impressive lifts and tricks that make people admire them even more.
That nagging question
Sure, these two have ice danced together for over two decades but it appears there’s something else going on. You can even see a few times where Moir gently plants a kiss on Virtue. Some people think it’s all an act that goes with this performance. But others disagree.
It doesn’t matter
What really counts is that Virtue and Moir gave a performance unlike any other. All of their jumps, spins, and glides are perfectly executed. The people in the audience were completely captivated and we can see why.
Comments rolled in
As soon as this video was uploaded to the internet, people began posting their comments and opinions. One individual stated, “I’m overly invested in them now. I will flip a table if they don’t end up together.” Another person said, “It’s like nothing else exists in the world for them when they skate!”
And we agree
From the looks of it, it sure seems as though Virtue and Moir are a real-life couple. But we might never know. In the meantime, people from around the globe can continue watching them perform magic on the ice.
You can see this video by clicking on it below. With that, you can weigh in on what you think about the romance rumors. Regardless, this is beautiful entertainment that’s well worth watching.
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