Wirtz believes they have the potential to be world champions one day. It’s certainly interesting these days at the Kitchener-Waterloo Skating Club run by the Wirtzes, where reigning Canadian champions Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch also train.
“There’s a lot of dynamics to the rink. Some days, it’s different because they could go into senior and do quite well. But it pushes everyone. They see them coming up, so they work harder. Our rink has a great atmosphere. We try to keep it light and happy, but serious at the same time.”