Announced the end of their partnership in March 2012.
Cannuscio and Lorello are two time U.S. pewter medalists (novice in 2007, junior in 2010), two-time bronze medalists in the Junior Grand Prix Series and qualifiers for the 2009 Junior Grand Prix Final ... Started skating together in May 2006.
Cannuscio started skating at age 4 after her aunt took her and some cousins to a rink ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program (1994-96) ... Formerly skated with Kyle Herring (2003-04) and Zachary Varraux (2005) ... Formerly coached by Denise Falvo, Debbie Koegel and Oleg Fediukov ... Younger sister, Anastasia, competes in ice dancing with Colin McManus ... Parents, Kelly and Anthony, own an Italian restaurant, and she works there part time ... Also coaches at her home club ... Has two Pekingese, Bandit and Smokey ... ... Enjoys shopping, writing and watching movies ... If she weren't a skater, she would want to be a blogger for a fashion magazine ... Skater she most admires is Meryl Davis ... Is obsessive about her schedule and cleaning ... Defining life moments were competing in Grand Prix events for the first time ... Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/BellaCannuscio
Lorello started skating at age 5 after watching his older brother, Alex, taking lessons ... Has three siblings, all of whom are ice dancers ... Older brother, Alex, placed 12th in senior dance with Lauren Corry at the 2009 U.S. Championships ... Younger sister, Meara, and younger brother, Grant, are twins; both have medaled at the U.S. Junior Championships ... Father, Timothy, is chief of sales and marketing at a telecommunications systems company ... Has a Pug named Hector ... Was previously coached by Julia Sretenski and Michael O'Rourke ... Graduated The Learning Community home school program in June 2009 ... Attends the University of Delaware part time ... Works as a learn-to-skate instructor ... Volunteers his time playing music (flute, bass guitar) and singing for a contemporary church group ... Interests include gymnastics, break dancing, free running, fencing and various combat techniques ... Skater he most admires is Maxim Staviski ... If he weren't a skater, he'd want to be a fencer ... Favorite quote: "The difference between a successful person and others isn't a lack of strength, isn't a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will." ... Says a short prayer to himself every time before taking the ice ... Defining life moment is when he switched from freestyle skating to ice dancing ... Overcame a bilateral stress fracture in his back at the beginning of his ice dancing career that took eight months to heal.
2012 Season NotesSD Music: "Cuando Pienso En Ti" by Jose Feliciano and "Tequila" by the Champs
FD Music: Music from Les Miserables
Costumes designed by Russia
2011 Season NotesSP Music: "Piano Man" by Billy Joel
FS Music: Music from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein
Costumes designed by Russia ... Goals are to get an international assignment, finish in the top five at the U.S. Championships, and skate clean and consistently all season
2010 Season NotesOD Music: "Kapoe" by Chuck Jonkey
FD Music: "Hernando's Hideaway" by Ella Fitzgerald and "Hernando's Hideaway" by Harry Connick Jr.
Claimed the bronze at both of their Junior Grand Prix Series assignments (Poland, Turkey) and qualified for the Junior Grand Prix Final, where they placed sixth ... Earned the junior pewter medal at the U.S. Championships.
2009 Season NotesOD Music: "In The Mood" by The Puppini Sisters and "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" by Bette Midler
FD Music: Music from The Godfather by Edvin Marton
2008 Season NotesOD Music: African folk "Zulu chants"
FD Music: "Jive" from Edward Scissorhands
Costumes designed by Del Arbour
2007 Season NotesEarned the novice pewter medal at the U.S. Championships