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About

Della Monica and Guarise are two-time Italian silver medalists ... Teamed up in November 2011 ... Made their debut at the 2012 Italian Championships but withdrew after the short program.

She started skating when she was 6 ... Previously competed with Yannick Kocon, with whom she won two national titles and placed 12th at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games ... Ended their partnership in January 2011 because of chronic inflammation in della Monica's left knee ... Retired soon after, but decided to come back and skate with Guarise ... Also competed in singles from 2004-07, skating on the Junior Grand Prix Series for three seasons and winning the Italian bronze medal in 2005.

Guarise is originally a roller skater and won the 2008 world title with Sara Venerucci ... Also an accomplished model, having appeared in numerous fashion magazines ... Began training in figure skating in January 2010 ... Partnered with, at separate times, Russian Elena Yarkhunova and Americans Kaela Pflumm and Caitlin Yankowskas but did not compete with any of them ... Competed with a meniscus injury to his right knee at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games and underwent surgery right afterward ... Likes to fish.

Season Notes

  • 2014-15 Season Notes
    SP Music: Music from Cinderella by Sergei Prokofiev
    FS Music: Music from the soundtrack of The Mask of Zorro soundtrack by James Horner
  • 2013-14 Season Notes
    SP Music: Music from Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saens
    FS Music: Music from La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi

  • 2012-13 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Nothing Else Matters" by Metallica
    FS Music: Music from The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber

  • 2011-12 Season Notes
    SP Music: Music from the Romeo and Juliet soundtrack by Nino Rota
    FS Music: "Nocturne" by Frederic Chopin

Competitive History

  • 2014 - Cup of China - 5th
  • 2014 - Cup of Nice - 1st
  • 2014 - World Championships - 16th
  • 2014 - Olympic Winter Games - 16th
  • 2014 - Olympic Winter Games - 4th (Team)
  • 2014 - European Championships - 8th
  • 2014 - Italian Championships - 2nd
  • 2013 - Winter Universiade - 3rd
  • 2013 - Trophee Bompard - 8th
  • 2013 - Cup of Nice - 7th
  • 2013 - Lombardia Trophy - 5th
  • 2013 - World Championships - 14th
  • 2013 - European Championships - 9th
  • 2013 - Italian Championships - 2nd
  • 2012 - NHK Trophy - 7th
  • 2012 - Rostelecom Cup - 7th
  • 2012 - Cup of Nice - 3rd
  • 2012 - Ondrej Nepela Memorial - 3rd
  • 2012 - World Championships - 15th
  • 2012 - Bavarian Open - 3rd