Chock and Zuerlein are the 2009 World Junior, U.S. junior and Junior Grand Prix Final champions ... Are two-time U.S. bronze medalists--first as juniors in 2008 and again as seniors in 2011 ... Have won two medals (both bronze) in the Grand Prix Series.
Chock started skating at the age of 5 because it looked like fun on TV ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program (1996-97) ... Previously skated with Kurt Lingenfelter (2005-06) ... Formerly coached by Darlene and Jordan Bell for eight seasons ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Was Student Council president in 2003 ... Won the International Family Film Festival Award in 2003 ... Coaches skating part time ... Biggest influences in her life are her parents ... Supports breast cancer research ... Hobbies include art, Pilates, swimming, tennis, volleyball, shopping, hanging out with friends and sketching ... Has a passion for art ... If she could have dinner with any one person, it would be Johnny Depp ... If she weren't a skater, she'd want to be a horseback rider ... Something most people do not know is that she is part Irish and has a Hawaiian background ... Listens to all kinds of music, including Dave Matthews Band, Jack Johnson, deadmau5 and Bach.
Favorite city: Los Angeles
Favorite season: Summer
Favorite author: Jane Austen
Favorite books: Pride and Prejudice, Stephanie Plum novels, Stieg Larsson series
Favorite magazine: Harper's BAZAAR
Favorite gadget: MacBook
Favorite foods: Thai, Hawai'ian
Favorite drink: Fruit smoothies
Favorite vacation spot: Hawai'i
Favorite TV characters: Cast from "Friends"
Favorite TV shows: Grey's Anatomy, Vampire Diaries, Desperate Housewives, Dexter
Zuerlein started skating when he was 4 because his parents took him and his sister to an open skate and they both loved it ... Participated in the the Basic Skills Program from 1993-94 ... Sister, Brittany, competed in synchronized skating and went to the World Junior Challenge Cup for Juniors ... Previously skated with Anastasia Olson and coached by Tatiana Gladkova (2002-05) ... Attends Schoolcraft College, where he is studying business ... Works part time as a coach ... Supports brain cancer and breast cancer research ... Biggest influence in his life is his mother ... Hobbies include playing soccer, basketball and baseball, and cars ... Broke his hand two years ago playing softball ... Last season had plantar warts on the bottom of his right foot, causing him excruciating pain ... Has a passion for soccer, which he played until he was 18 ... After he's done competing, he wants to coach and start a family ... Follow him on twitter at twitter.com/GregZuerlein88
Favorite sports figure: Cristiano Ronaldo
Favorite sports team: Manchester United
Favorite city: New York City
Favorite season: Fall
Favorite magazine: ESPN the Magazine
Favorite drink: Root beer float
Favorite vacation spot: Caribbean
Favorite movie: The Shawshank Redemption
Favorite concert he's attended: Coldplay
Favorite TV shows: So You Think You Can Dance, SportsCenter
Favorite food: Thai
Favorite drinks: Smoothies
Favorite place to which he's traveled for skating: Seoul, Republic of Korea
2011 Season NotesSD Music: Edith Piaf-sung waltzes
FD Music: Music from the musical Cabaret
Goals are to finish in the top three at the U.S. Championships and make the World Team
Medaled at both of their Grand Prix assignments, winning the bronze at Skate Canada and Trophee Eric Bompard ... Earned the bronze at the U.S. Championships ... Finished ninth in their debut at the World Championships
2010 Season NotesOD Music: Afro Cuban folk
FD Music: Classical waltz
Costumes designed by Louann Williams
2009 Season NotesOD Music: Music from Minnie the Moocher and The Dancing Fool
FD Music: Selections from Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Won every competition they entered, including the Junior Grand Prix Final, U.S. Championships (junior) and World Junior Championships.
2008 Season NotesOD Music: "Dark Eyes"
FD Music: Music from West Side Story
Costumes designed by Louann Williams
Medaled at both of their Junior Grand Prix assignments (Estonia - gold, Germany - bronze) and qualified for the JGP Final ... Won the bronze as juniors at the U.S. Championships.
2007 Season NotesFD Music: "My Sweet and Tender Beast" by E. Doga