“A lot of sacrifices were made for us year to year.I want to help give kids in Ilderton, London, Ontario and Canada the opportunity we had.” Perhaps one of the best ways would be to show them what’s left in their competitive tank.I don’t think we’ll ever lose that feeling of wanting to be at the Olympic Games and represent Canada.I’ll feel that way for the rest of my life.” They understand, after taking a year away from the daily training grind, the target must be the 2016-17 skating season, at the latest.
“This is not an unfinished business thing,” Moir said.“It’s certainly on our minds and it’s definitely in our sights,” Virtue, the London ice dancer who turns 26 this month, said Tuesday from Montreal. The more we explore different movements and work with other coaches and choreographers, maybe the more fire we have. We talk about (a comeback) a lot and we’re constantly thinking about it.That’s very motivating, too.” The two-time world champs have remained noncommittal on their future since finishing second at the Sochi Olympics.Patrick Chan has jumped back into figure skating’s competitive realm.And there are increasing signs 2010 Olympic champs Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, heading home for the Stars on Ice Canadian tour stop at Budweiser Gardens Sunday, will be next.
“It would be because we found love in competition again.