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Skating a dream

Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won Olympic gold in the ice dance.

They "skated their hearts out to Symphony No. 5 by Mahler. . .So sweetly, so perfectly, did the Canadians skate their moody, romantic dance Monday night at Pacific Coliseum – under great pressure, with a soft melody that would have accentuated any wobble – the final score was, by ice dancing's standards, a rout. . .the ovation that saluted them at the finish was muted only by the number of hands that were otherwise occupied, brushing tears away".

Earlier, at the Canadian Nationals -

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