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Scott Moir
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Personal information
Full name Scott Patrick Moir
Country represented  Canada
Born September 2, 1987 (1987-09-02) (age 32)
London, Ontario
Home town Ilderton, Ontario
Residence London, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.79 m
Partner Tessa Virtue
Coach Marie-France Dubreuil, Patrice Lauzon, Romain Haguenauer
Former coach Marina Zueva, Oleg Epstein, Johnny Johns, Igor Shpilband, Carol Moir, Paul MacIntosh, Suzanne Killing
Choreographer David Wilson, Marie-France Dubreuil, Samuel Chouinard
Former choreographer Marina Zueva, Igor Shpilband, Suzanne Killing
Skating club Montreal International School of Skating
Former skating club Arctic Edge FSC
Ilderton Skating Club
Training locations Montreal
Former training locations Canton, Michigan
Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario
Began skating 1990
Retired September 17, 2019
World standing 1 (2017–18)
11 (2016–17)
29 (2015–16)
4 (2014–15)
2 (2013–14)
2 (2012–13)
3 (2011–12)
4 (2010–11)
3 (2009–10)
4 (2008–09)
4 (2007–08)
6 (2006–07)
9 (2005–06)
18 (2004–05)
52 (2003–04)
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 206.07
2018 Winter Olympics
Short dance: 83.67
2018 Winter Olympics
Free dance 122.40
2018 Winter Olympics

Scott Moir is an ice dancer from Canada. His skating partner is Tessa Virtue. Virtue and Moir have been skating together since 1997.

Virtue and Moir were the most successful junior-level Canadian ice dancers ever. They won Canada's first gold medal in ice dancing at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships in 2006. In that year, they also won the bronze medal at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, a senior-level competition for skaters who are from countries that are not in Europe.

In their first full season skating at the senior level, Virtue and Moir won the silver medal (second place) at the Skate Canada International and again at Nationals. Their debut at the World Championships was the highest debut by any team in over two decades when they placed 6th. This made them immediately seeded skaters going into the 2007/2008 season.

Virtue and Moir are known for their artistry, musicality, and grace on the ice. They often look as if they were dancing, not skating. They have a close connection. While most of their programs have been soft and romantic, Virtue and Moir have also done humorous programs in exhibition.

Virtue and Moir are coached by Igor Shpilband and Marina Zueva.

Moir comes from a family of skaters. His older brother Danny competed internationally on the junior level with one of his cousins. That cousin now skates competitively as a synchronized skater. Other relatives of Moir's are judges and coaches.

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