Gorshkova started skating when she was 4, Butikov when he was 5 ... She enjoys listening to music and dancing; he likes to snowboard ... Their coach, Tatiana Kuzmina, died in a car accident in July 2007 ... Butikov broke his foot in the summer of 2007 ... Despite Butikov's injury, the team reached the 2008 Junior Grand Prix Final and won the bronze medal.
2012 Season NotesSD Music: Rumba, Cha Cha
FD Music: Tango selection
2011 Season NotesSD Music: "Russian Waltz" by Alexandra Pakhmutova
FD Music: "Cha Cha" by Santa Esmeralda and "Manana de Carneval" by Luis Miguel
2009 Season NotesOD Music: "Too Many Tears" by Harry Warren and "Bei mir bist du schoen"
FD Music: Music from The Godfather soundtrack by Nino Rota