FR

Canadian Olympic Team Official Website

Dylan Moscovitch
  • Born: 09/23/1984
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 177cm
  • Weight: 78kg
  • Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
  • Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Moscovitch

After teaming up in February 2009, Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch became one of the most exciting teams in pairs’ figure skating thanks to their energetic programs and sensational lifts. Known for having a great sense of humour and being hard workers, they were the top ranked Canadians in the pairs’ event at Sochi 2014 with their fifth place finish and also came home with a silver medal from the inaugural team event. Moore-Towers and Moscovitch capped the 2013-14 season with their second straight fourth place finish at the ISU World Championships.

The duo made their international debut together at Skate Canada in the fall of 2009 and went on to finish fifth at their first national championships. In 2010-11 they enjoyed their breakthrough, winning a pair of silver medals on the Grand Prix circuit, making them one of the six teams to qualify for the Grand Prix Final. They also won their first national title before finishing eighth at their first world championships.

Their 2011-12 season did not go as planned when they finished fourth at the Canadian championships and were not included on the world championship team. But they rebounded in 2012-13, particularly in the latter half of the season when they won silver at the Canadian championships and the Four Continents Championships, finishing closely behind fellow Canadians Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford at both events.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2014 Olympic Silver Medallist (team)… 4th at 2013 and 2014 World Championships… 2013 Four Continents Silver Medallist… 2011 Canadian Champion… 2013 and 2014 Canadian Silver Medallist…

PERSONAL

Getting Into Sport: First skated at 13 months with his parents after he had just learned to walk… Has wanted to be an Olympic champion as far back as he can remember… Outside Interests: A certified instructor of Krav Maga, a self-defence system used by the Israeli Defence Forces that was developed for combat not competition… Had done karate as a kid, then in his late teens started doing kung fu… Got into Krav Maga after moving to Waterloo because there was a school near his apartment… Enjoys other sports including hockey and baseball…  Odds and Ends: Coaches Kristy Sargeant-Wirtz and Kris Wirtz were two-time Canadian champions who competed at two Olympic Games together (Lillehammer 1994 and Nagano 1998)… Really good friends with fellow pairs skater Eric Radford, who he has been competing against 2002… Likes to listen to movie soundtracks like Rocky to get pumped up for competition… Performs with The Icemen, an all-male synchronized skating team that raises money for breast cancer research at the Princess Margaret Hospital… Favourite Olympic memory is watching Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir win ice dance gold at Vancouver 2010…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

ISU World Championships: 2014 – 4th; 2013 – 4th; 2011 – 8th

Olympic Highlights

Open/Close

GAME:

TYPE:

SPORT:

EVENT:

RESULT:

FINISH:

2014 Sochi Olympic Winter GamesFigure SkatingPairs - Mixed - 5
2014 SochiOlympic Winter GamesFigure SkatingTeam - Mixed - Silver
Olympic Club

TO2015 Pan Am VenuesSee All

Venue Guide: Beach Volleyball Centre

Upcoming GamesSee All

2015 Toronto

2015 Toronto

Toronto was awarded the 2015 Pan American Games on November 6, 2009, defeating bids from Lima, Peru and Bogota, Colombia….

Top Team Canada Fans

Dirk Viemann

Current Level

Veteran

  • Total: 622 points
  • Earned this week: 622 points
  • Next Level: Captain
  • Needed: 128 points

Lawrence Lam

Current Level

Veteran

  • Total: 570 points
  • Earned this week: 570 points
  • Next Level: Captain
  • Needed: 180 points

Meli Freixa

Current Level

Veteran

  • Total: 545 points
  • Earned this week: 545 points
  • Next Level: Captain
  • Needed: 205 points

Derek Tupper

Current Level

Veteran

  • Total: 545 points
  • Earned this week: 545 points
  • Next Level: Captain
  • Needed: 205 points

Mariko Hurst

Current Level

Veteran

  • Total: 512 points
  • Earned this week: 512 points
  • Next Level: Captain
  • Needed: 238 points

Mark Andrew

Current Level

Veteran

  • Total: 512 points
  • Earned this week: 512 points
  • Next Level: Captain
  • Needed: 238 points

Victor Vitaliano

Current Level

Veteran

  • Total: 505 points
  • Earned this week: 505 points
  • Next Level: Captain
  • Needed: 245 points

HJ Murray

Current Level

Veteran

  • Total: 501 points
  • Earned this week: 501 points
  • Next Level: Captain
  • Needed: 249 points

Website by zync.ca | Programmed by Trew Knowledge | Powered by WordPress.com VIP

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 897 other followers

Join the Canadian Olympic Club

Join the Canadian Olympic Club, an all-access community uniting and rewarding Team Canada fans – it’s free.

Gain points, rewards and get email updates from your Canadian Olympic Team.