The Tessa Virtue-Scott Moir relationship that should have been

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Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have been icons in the sport for almost a decade. But fans around the world were saddened to learn that they weren’t a couple off the ice.

We still love the two-time (maybe three-time by the end of PyeongChang) Olympic gold medalists though. Take a look at some of their best moments together.

The Tessa Virtue-Scott Moir relationship that should have been
<p>Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were both Canada’s Olympic flag bearers during the Opening Ceremonies. </p>
Olympic Flag Bearers

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were both Canada’s Olympic flag bearers during the Opening Ceremonies.

<p>The pair won gold at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010 and then won silver at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. </p>
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

The pair won gold at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010 and then won silver at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

<p>Although they briefly retired from competition, they made a comeback in time for PyeongChang to go after another Olympic gold. </p>
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

Although they briefly retired from competition, they made a comeback in time for PyeongChang to go after another Olympic gold.

<p>Virtue and Moir helped Team Canada win gold during the team event in PyeongChang, taking first in the short dance and the free dance. </p>
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

Virtue and Moir helped Team Canada win gold during the team event in PyeongChang, taking first in the short dance and the free dance.

<p>Many fans around the world were upset that the pair were not a couple in real life. </p>
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

Many fans around the world were upset that the pair were not a couple in real life.

<p>Virtue joked in a interview that she and Scott Moir dated initially at the beginning of the partnership, but only for a couple of months. </p>
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

Virtue joked in a interview that she and Scott Moir dated initially at the beginning of the partnership, but only for a couple of months.

<p>Gangneung (Korea, Republic Of), 12/02/2018.- Team Canada Ice Dance pair Tessa Virtue (L) and Scott Moir celebrate after team Canada won the Figure Skating Team Event competition at the Gangneung Ice Arena during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games, South Korea, 12 February 2018. (Corea del Sur) EFE/EPA/TATYANA ZENKOVICH EPA-EFE/TATYANA ZENKOVICH </p>
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

Gangneung (Korea, Republic Of), 12/02/2018.- Team Canada Ice Dance pair Tessa Virtue (L) and Scott Moir celebrate after team Canada won the Figure Skating Team Event competition at the Gangneung Ice Arena during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games, South Korea, 12 February 2018. (Corea del Sur) EFE/EPA/TATYANA ZENKOVICH EPA-EFE/TATYANA ZENKOVICH

<p>Figure Ice Skating – ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final – Ice Dance Short Dance – Nagoya, Japan – December 7, 2017. Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. REUTERS/Issei Kato </p>
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

Figure Ice Skating – ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final – Ice Dance Short Dance – Nagoya, Japan – December 7, 2017. Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. REUTERS/Issei Kato

<p>Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, of Canada, skate their free dance to win the gold at the World figure skating championships in Helsinki, Finland, on Saturday, April 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev) </p>
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, of Canada, skate their free dance to win the gold at the World figure skating championships in Helsinki, Finland, on Saturday, April 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

<p>The pair will try to add to the medal haul in the ice dancing competition later next week. </p>
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

The pair will try to add to the medal haul in the ice dancing competition later next week.

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