Canadian duo blow away sports world with mesmerising final skate to become the most decorated ice dance team in Olympic history

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  • Canadian ice dancing duo Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir took home gold at the Winter Olympics on Tuesday in Pyeongchang.
  • The duo put together nearly a flawless routine that had the sports world in awe.
  • Virtue and Moir are now the most decorated ice dancing team in Olympic history.

Canadian ice dance team Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir dazzled the sports world on Tuesday in Pyeongchang at the Winter Olympics.

Skating in the long program with a medal on the line, the duo took the ice for the last time and ripped off one of the best routines of their lives.

Before them, French duo Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron rebounded from a wardrobe malfunction to take the lead in the long program with a 205.28, the highest score ever in free dance, according to NBC.

Needing to beat their own personal best by 3.28 points to pass Papadakis and Cizeron, Virtue and Moir delivered, scoring a 206.07 to take home the gold. Virtue and Moir took the ice and blew everyone away with the passion and chemistry that’s become fodder for gossip. They once had a routine so provocative that they had to tone it down. They claim they have never dated, but their chemistry on the ice is undeniable.

The sports world showed their appreciation.

Virtue and Moir are now the most decorated ice dancing team, according to NBC, with five total medals, including three golds, across three Olympics.

The pair’s futures are unclear. Virtue is 28 while Moir is 30; many think it could be their last Olympics. If it is, they went out on top.

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