Pflumm began skating at age 3 because her brothers played hockey and she wanted to skate, too ... Older brothers Conrad, 21, and Kurt, 20, still play hockey ... Former skating partners include Brady Chin in 2002 ... Hobbies include shopping, knitting and reading ... Closest skating friends are Melissa Bulanhagui and Meg Byrne ... Liked traveling to Taipei because it was clean and nice ... Says she is afraid of the dark and bugs ... Would like to be on the reality TV show "So You Think You Can Dance" ... Biggest life-defining moment was the 2005 U.S. Championships ... Wants to be a sports psychologist ... Would like to meet golfer Michelle Wie ... Listens to oldies, hip hop, Disney music and rap ... Last name is pronounced "Flume."
Favorite TV show: Lost
Favorite movie: Finding Nemo
Favorite charity/cause: Susan G. Komen Foundation
Favorite celebrity: Jennifer Aniston
Favorite book: My Sister's Keeper
Favorite food: Lemon chicken cutlets
Favorite drink: Lemon Snapple
Favorite web site: www.Bloomingdales.com
Christopher started skating at the age of 3 because he wanted to skate with his brother who was a year older ... His brother, Steven, competes in senior pairs with Stephanie Kuban ... Participated in the U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills Program from 1990-91 ... Attends the University of Delaware, majoring in political science ... Received the Presidential Award of Excellence in 2001 and academic recognition from the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills Testing (2001-05) ... Member of the U.S. Figure Skating Scholastic Honors Team (2004-05) ... Is a learn-to-skate instructor and gives private lessons as a part-time job ... Formerly skated with Sydney Schmidt (2002-05) and formerly coached by Natalia Mishkutionok (2003-05) ... He and Schmidt were the 2002 U.S. intermediate champions, 2003 U.S. novice champions and 2004 U.S. junior fourth-place finishers ... Hobbies include watching movies, playing card games and surfing the Internet ... Most prized possessions are pictures of his family ... Favorite country to travel to is Germany ... Biggest life-defining moment is making history with his brother by being the first set of siblings to win U.S. titles in the same discipline ... Something not many people know about Christopher is the relationship he has with his brother; they are close friends and talk on the phone almost every day ... Has a passion for new cars; he loves reading about them, riding in them and driving them ... Wants to be an attorney and international judge or technical specialist.
Favorite TV shows: Lost, 24
Favorite movies: Derailed, What About Bob?
Favorite charity: Peace Action
Favorite celebrities: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
Favorite books: John Grisham books, The Da Vinci Code
Favorite web site: Any automobile company web site
Favorite food: Steak
Favorite drink: Milkshakes