Shannon and Timothy made their competitive debut at the Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships in July 2008.
Wingle began skating at age 4 ... Participated in the U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills Program from 1995-98 ... Previously coached by Liz Coates and Mitch Moyer ... Formerly skated with Ryan Devereaux ... Hobbies include making crafts and jewelry ... Has a passion for ballet and ballroom dancing ... Says she tends to reach out to new people to help them feel comfortable ... Not many people know that she usually eats dessert first when at a restaurant ... Biggest life-defining moment was realizing a sense of life purpose while on a mission trip to Mexico ... Favorite foreign city to travel to was Oslo, Norway ... Previously partnered with Kurt Lingenfelter, with whom she was the 2002 U.S. juvenile ice dancing champion, and James Warren, with whom she won the 2002 U.S. novice ice dancing bronze medal ... Most prized possession is a $1 bill her older brother found that says "Jesus loves me" on it; he added "And so do I!" ... Volunteers at a homeless shelter and thrift shop with her church youth group ... After skating, would like to pursue a college education, coach figure skating or be an athletic trainer.
Favorite TV shows: America's Next Top Model, Project Runway, House, Bones, CSI
Favorite movie: A Knight's Tale
Favorite charity: World Vision for World Hunger
Favorite book: The Thor Conspiracy
Favorite web site: www.Godiva.com
Favorite food: Double Stuff Oreos, ice cream
Favorite drink: Polar hot chocolate
McKernan began to skate at age 9 because his mother worked at the rink ... Skated with Alicia Wallace for one year ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program in 2000 ... Previously coached by Susan Hermann ... Formerly skated with Piper Gilles ... Studying physics and meteorology at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs ... Hobbies include fantasy sports, tennis, golf, poker and video games ... Favorite foreign city he has traveled to is Vancouver, British Columbia ... Has a passion for tennis ... Not many people know that he watches the Weather Channel when he is bored ... What sets him apart from others are his good grades in school ... Biggest life-defining moment was graduating from high school ... Most prized possession is his laptop ... Teaches skating part time ... Sister Lauren, 15, also is an ice dancer ... Father is a U.S. Army officer ... Has been deployed overseas seven times ... After skating, would like to go to college and study meteorology ... Would like to meet Bono because U2 is his favorite band ... Listens to easy rock and hip hop on his iPod.
Favorite TV show: Family Guy
Favorite movie: Blades of Glory
Favorite cause: Supporting our troops
Favorite celebrity: Adam Sandler
Favorite book: Ender's Game
Favorite web site: Facebook.com
Favorite food: Chicken pizza
Favorite drink: Lemonade