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CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

*2014 Olympic bronze medalists (Team)
*Two-time U.S. champions (2013, '14)
*2013 Four Continents bronze medalists
*2009 U.S. junior bronze medalists and
*2009 World Junior bronze medalists

2013-14 SEASON NOTES

SP Music: "Black Magic Woman" and "Smooth" by Carlos Santana
FS Music: Music from the Skyfall soundtrack by various artists

Costumes designed by Yumi Nakamura and Paul Ginandes

IJS PERSONAL BESTS

International Competition
SP - 62.56 (2013 Skate America)
FS - 117.04 (2013 Four Continents Championships)
Final Score - 177.11 (2013 Skate America)

U.S. Qualifying Competition
SP - 73.13 (2014 U.S. Championships)
FS - 132.58 (2014 U.S. Championships)
Final Score - 205.71 (2014 U.S. Championships)

CONNECT WITH US

Twitter: @MarissaCastelli and @SimonShnapir
Facebook fan page
Official site


SKATING NOTES

Began skating together in April 2006.

Castelli started skating at age 4 because her mother, Lori, and is a figure skating coach ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program from 1996-99 ... Formerly skated with Brad Vigorito ... Had a collision in 2009-10 with an Italian skater and received 15 stitches to her inner thigh, an injury that kept her off the ice for a month.

Shnapir started to skate at age 6 after watching Scott Hamilton on TV

PERSONAL NOTES

Castelli has an older brother, Anthony, who played football at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I.

Shnapir was born in Moscow and speaks fluent Russian.

Season Notes

  • 2012-13 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Stray Cat Strut" by Brian Setzer Orchestra and music from The Pink Panther by Henry Mancini
    FS Music: "Payadora" by Julian Plaza

  • 2011-12 Season Notes
    SP Music: Music from Phantom Of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber
    FS Music: "Piano Concerto No. 2" by Sergei Rachmaninoff

    Costumes designed by Paul Ginandes and Yumi Barenett-Nakamuri.

  • 2010-11 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Money" by Pink Floyd and "For the Love of Money" by the O'Jays
    FS Music: Music from the Avatar soundtrack by James Horner

    Costumes designed by Freida B.

  • 2009-10 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Prelude" and "Quadukka-l-Mayyas" by Jesse Cook
    FS Music: "Freedom Battle" by Michael W. Smith and music from the Elizabeth: The Golden Age soundtrack by A.R. Rahman and Craig Armstrong

    Costumes by Freida B.

  • 2008-09 Season Notes
    SP Music: Theme from Survivor by Russ Landau
    FS Music: Selections from Gladiator soundtrack by Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard

    Costumes designed by Frieda B.

  • 2007-08 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Battle without Honour and Humanity" from the Kill Bill soundtrack by Tomoyasu Hotei
    FS Music: Music from the Gladiator soundtrack by Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard

  • 2006-07 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Mon Enfant" by George Winston
    FS Music: "Salome" by Richard Strauss

Competitive History

  • 2014 - World Championships - 11th
  • 2014 - Olympic Winter Games - 9th
  • 2014 - Olympic Winter Games - 3rd (Team)
  • 2014 - U.S. Championships - 1st
  • 2013 - NHK Trophy - 4th
  • 2013 - Skate America - 6th
  • 2013 - U.S. International Classic - 4th
  • 2013 - World Team Trophy - 1st (team)
  • 2013 - World Championships - 13th
  • 2013 - Four Continents Championships - 3rd
  • 2013 - U.S. Championships - 1st
  • 2012 - NHK Trophy - 3rd
  • 2012 - Ice Challenge - 1st
  • 2012 - Skate America - 5th
  • 2012 - U.S. Championships - 5th
  • 2011 - NHK Trophy - 7th
  • 2011 - Ondrej Nepela Memorial - 4th
  • 2011 - U.S. Championships - 5th
  • 2010 - Skate America - 6th
  • 2010 - Skate Canada - 4th
  • 2010 - Four Continents Championships - 10th
  • 2010 - U.S. Championships - 10th
  • 2010 - Eastern Sectional - 1st
  • 2009 - World Junior Championships - 3rd
  • 2009 - Trophee Eric Bompard - 7th
  • 2009 - U.S. Championships, Junior - 3rd
  • 2008 - Junior Grand Prix Final - 6th
  • 2008 - Junior Grand Prix (Great Britain) - 4th
  • 2008 - Junior Grand Prix (Czech Republic) - 4th
  • 2008 - U.S. Championships, Novice - 3rd
  • 2008 - Eastern Sectional, Novice - 1st
  • 2007 - Junior Grand Prix (Estonia) - 10th
  • 2007 - U.S. Championships, Novice - 9th
  • 2007 - Eastern Sectional, Novice - 4th