Berton and Hotarek are the 2013 European bronze medalists and three-time Italian champions.
Teamed up in early 2009 ... Berton started out as a singles skater, finishing 16th at the 2009 European Championships, while Hotarek competed in pairs with Veronika Havlickova (for Czech Republic) and Laura Magitteri ... The pair's skating heroes are Olympic champions Ekaterina Gordeeva & Sergei Grinkov and Elena Berezhnaia & Anton Sikhuralidze, as well as four-time world champions Aliona Savchenko & Robin Szolkowy.
Berton started skating when she was 4 ... Enjoys listening to music, traveling and watching movies.
Hotarek started skating when he was 5 ... Hobbies include snowboarding, playing volleyball, reading, traveling and computer games.
2013 Season NotesSP Music: "Paint It Black" by The Rolling Stones
FS Music: "Flamenco" by Vicente Amigo
2012 Season NotesSP Music: "Harlem Nocturne" by Earl Hagen and Dick Rogers and "Demasiado Corazon" by Willy Deville
FS Music: "Adagio in G minor for Organ and Strings" by Tomaso Albinoni and Remo Giazotto
2011 Season NotesSP Music: "Invierno Porteno" by Ástor Piazzolla
FS Music: Music from the Romeo and Juliet soundtrack by Nino Rota
2010 Season NotesSP Music: "Caos Calmo" by Buonvino
FS Music: Music from the Notre Dame de Paris soundtrack by Richard Cocciante