ATHLETE BIOS » PAIRS
|2008 U.S. Championships, Novice - 3rd|
|2008 Eastern Sectional, Novice - 1st|
|2007 Junior Grand Prix (Estonia) - 10th|
|2007 State Farm U.S. Championships, Novice - 9th|
|2007 Eastern Sectional, Novice - 4th|
2007-08 Season Notes
Will compete as novices nationally and juniors internationally ... SP music: "Kill Bill" soudntrack; FS music: "Gladiator" soundtrack ... Costume designer is Frieda B.
Goals are to land a throw triple Salchow and a throw triple loop, and to medal at the U.S. Championships.
Castelli started skating at age 3 because her mother was a figure skating teacher ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program ... Entering her senior year at Cranston High School West ... Has a passion for playing lacrosse ... Considers herself spontaneous ... Would like to be a contestant on "Survivor" ... Among the artists on her iPod are the Killers, Maroon 5 and Rooney.
Favorite TV show: Scrubs
Favorite movie: Garden State
Favorite celebrity: Adam Brody
Favorite book: Harry Potter
Favorite web site: Facebook
Favorite food: Fruit pizza
Favorite drink: Green tea
Shnapir started to skate at age 6 because he "wanted to try something new" ... Attends Emerson College in Boston, where he is studying film, video and television ... Graduated from Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School in 2005 ... Mother is a chemist and father is an optical engineer ... Hobbies include books, travel and spending time with friends ... Has a passion for making movies ... Was born in Russia and speaks Russian ... Would like to be a contestant on "The Real World" ... Would like to pursue filmmaking after he is through skating ... Would like to meet Michael Jordan and Bill Clinton ... Listens to Widespread Panic ... He and Castelli have the same birthday.
Favorite TV show: 24, Burn Notice, Family Guy, Simpsons
Favorite movie: Pulp Fiction, 25th Hour, Spaceballs, Airplane
Favorite celebrity: John Travolta
Favorite book: Darwin's Blade
Favorite food: Everything
Favorite drink: Mango passion smoothie