PHOTOS: Worldclass figure skaters ‘Rock The Rink’ in Penticton

(Robin Grant/Western News)
Big names in Canadian figuring skating performed at Rock The Rink Tour Sunday night, including three-time World champion Elvis Stojko. (Robin Grant/Western News)
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir recently announced they are stepping away from figure skating. (Robin Grant/Western News)
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir perform at Rock The Rink Tour in Penticton. (Robin Grant/Western News)
Lead vocalist of Birds of Bellwoods Stevie Joffe performing at Rock The Rink Tour. (Robin Grant/Western News)
Russian figure skaters Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov also performed Sunday night. (Robin Grant/Western News)
Upright bassist/vocalist Kintaro Akiyama of Birds of Bellwoods. The Toronto-based band is touring with Rock the Rink.
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir perform at Rock The Rink Tour in Penticton. (Robin Grant/Western News)

Canadian figure skating stars Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were burning up the ice at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Sunday as part of the duo’s nationwide Rock The Rink Tour.

READ MORE: Scott Moir reflects on what’s sure to be an ‘emotional’ last tour with partner Tessa Virtue

The Oct. 6 show also featured performances by Patrick Chan, Kaetlyn Osmond, Elvis Stojko and world-renowned skaters such as Jeremy Abbott from the U.S., Italy’s Carolina Kostner and Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov from Russia.

READ MORE: Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir headline figure skating tour coming to Penticton

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