TORONTO, July 6, 2015 /CNW/ -
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir will be hosting a special Master Class for figure skaters in the Greater Toronto Area as part of the cross-Canada series of skating clinics presented by Lindt.
The half-day figure skating Master Class event will feature two clinics with 60 local skaters – the registered participants are as young as seven years of age to adults. The Master Class includes on-ice instruction from Tessa and Scott, focusing on skills, as well as the importance and role of music in developing a personal artistic style. The event will also feature an off-ice conversation and Q&A session with Tessa and Scott.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
1:00 – 2:15 p.m. -- On ice with Tessa and Scott (Group 1)
2:45 – 3:50 p.m. -- On ice with Tessa and Scott (Group 2)
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. -- Conversation and Q&A with Tessa and Scott (Groups 1 & 2)
- Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
- 60 figure skaters
Buckingham Sports Complex, Scotiabank Pond at Downsview Park
57 Carl Hall Road, Toronto, ON
About Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir - Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir caught the world's attention in 2006 when they became the first Canadian Ice Dancers to win the Junior World Championships. Since then, the pair has consistently placed among the top of the pack at International competitions, including a gold medal at the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, two silver medals at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, and gold at the 2010 and 2012 World Figure Skating Championships. Virtue and Moir are also six-time Canadian National Champions, winning in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014. At the 2009 Skate Canada, the pair received the first 10.0 awarded in dance in international competition. The pair have skated together since 1997, and are known for their intricate footwork and innovative lifts.
About Lindt & Sprüngli - Founded 165 years ago in Zurich, Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG is the worldwide leader in the premium chocolate category. The high-quality chocolate is manufactured in eight production facilities in Europe and the USA. Lindt chocolates are sold by 17 subsidiaries operating internationally as well as a widespread network of independent distributors worldwide. The Lindt & Sprüngli Group employs around 9,000 people and achieved sales of 2.88 billion Swiss francs in 2013. Lindt is committed to encouraging and promoting the sport of skating in Canada through its sponsorship of Stars on Ice, including special events such as the Lindt on Ice figure skating Master Class with Tessa and Scott.
SOURCE Lindt & Sprüngli
For further information: MEDIA INQUIRIES: For more information or to schedule an interview with Tessa and Scott, please contact Anita Boudreau via email at [email protected] or phone (647-407-2155)