Announced the end of their partnership in April 2010.
Best began skating at age 6 because her brothers played hockey and she wanted to skate with them ... Has a younger brother, Stephen, who plays hockey and football ... Studying engineering at the University of Michigan ... Hobbies include dance, swimming, tubing and hanging out with friends ... Favorite foreign country to travel to is Finland because everyone is so nice ... Most prized possessions are her dogs ... Biggest life-defining moments were when her brother quit skating and she needed a new partner, and going off to college ... After skating, she wants a career in engineering and to start a family ... Honor Roll student throughout high school and member of National Honor Society in 2005 and 2006 ... Has volunteered with the Special Olympics ... Is a part-time skating coach and hostess at Olive Garden ... Has a passion for dancing ... What sets her apart from others is that "I am the nurturing, motherly type" ... Previously coached by Mitch Moyer (2002-06) ... Former partner was her brother, Dan, from 2000-04 ... Would like to meet Chauncey Billups.
Favorite TV show: Everybody Loves Raymond
Favorite movie: Honey
Favorite charity/cause: Special Olympics
Favorite celebrity: Chauncey Billups
Favorite book: The Secret Life of Bees
Favorite food: Ice cream
Favorite drink: Strawberry lemonade
Young began skating at age 8 because he wanted to improve his skating skills for hockey ... Attends the University of Michigan majoring in industrial operations and computer engineering ... Member of National Honor Society, Phi Beta Kappa and was summa cum laude in 2005 ... Teaches skating part time and delivers pizza ... Participated in U.S. Figure Skating's Basic Skills Program from 1996-98 ... Former skating partners were Chelsea Young (1999-2000), Caitlin Wilson (2002-04) and Amanda Hrbacek (2004-05)... Most prized possession is his U.S. novice silver medal ... Is the oldest of six children ... Sister Chelsea plays hockey for Bowdoin College ... Enjoys golf, hockey, water skiing, wakeboarding and playing slow-pitch softball ... Has a passion for school, learning and mathematics ... Something that most people do not know about him is that he can solve a Rubik's Cube in a minute ... What sets him apart from others is his "drive to succeed in everything I attempt" ... Would like to get his MBA after his skating career.
Favorite movie: The Godfather
Favorite TV shows: SportsCenter, The Office
Favorite celebrity: Will Ferrell
Favorite books: Harry Potter series
Favorite web sites: www.espn.com, www.collegefootballpoll.com
Favorite food: Grandma's corned beef
Favorite drink: Chocolate milk