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It was the second-best Olympic finish ever by a Canadian decathlete, behind Dave Steen’s bronze at Seoul 1988.He beat his previous personal best score by more than 300 points, thanks to personal best marks in six of the 10 events (400m, 1500m, high jump, long jump, discus, javelin).Tessa and Scott tracks the pair's first meeting at the ages of seven and nine; their early competitions at the World Junior Championship and World Championships; and their incredible, history-making gold-medal performance at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, which established them as icons of ice dancing.
First came a gold medal at the Pan American Games in Toronto where he broke the national decathlon record that had stood since 1996 with his score of 8659 points.
Just a month later he improved on that national record, earning 8695 points to win silver at the IAAF World Championships behind only a world record performance by American Ashton Eaton.
They also won the Junior World title that year as well as placing third at the 2006 Canadian Championships and the 2006 Four Continent Championships.
Last season was their first senior international debut on the Grand Prix circuit where they placed second at Skate Canada and fourth at Trophee Eric Bompard. “My mother is a figure skating coach, my dad played hockey and coached and my two older brothers also skated.
Bouwmeester has competed at two more IIHF World Championships, in 20, winning silver in 2008 .