Simpson and Miller are the 2010 U.S. junior silver medalists and the 2009 U.S. junior pewter medalists.
Simpson started skating when she was 5 1/2 because she wanted to "wear the dresses with crystals" ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program in 2001 ... Formerly coached by Linda Kleist (2001-06) ... Attends Cheyenne Mountain High School ... Made the honor roll the last two years while attending Colorado Connections Academy ... Volunteers at Mapleton Public Schools as a reader and skating instructor for students with disabilities ... Supports the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society by "adopting" a whale after going on a whale watch off Cape Cod when she was 5 ... Received the Volunteer Service Award in 2007, 2008 and 2010 ... Biggest influence in her life is her mother, Sallie ... Sallie played soccer and basketball in college and teaches special-needs students at Mapleton Public Schools ... Something people would be surprised to learn about her is she likes to clean the house ... Biggest life-defining moment was forming a skating partnership with Miller and her coach, Dalilah Sappenfield ... Has a passion for learning about historical events ... Wants to become a physician once her skating career is over ... Would like to meet Michelle Obama, because "she is an inspiration to the nation," and Kristi Yamaguchi... Listens to dance, rock and country music ... If she couldn't figure skate, she'd want to be a competitive swimmer.
Favorite sports figure: Kristi Yamaguchi
Favorite sports team: Denver Nuggets
Favorite city: New York City
Favorite season: Summer
Favorite author: Lisa Klein
Favorite book: Ophelia
Favorite magazine: SKATING
Favorite gadget: iPod
Favorite vacation spot: Jersey shore
Favorite TV character: Abby from "NCIS"
Favorite TV shows: NCIS, Cake Boss, Law and Order
Favorite movies: Young Victoria, Anastasia, Avatar
Favorite concert she's attended: Carrie Underwood
Favorite reality show: The Bachelorette
Favorite website: USFigureSkating.org
Favorite foods: Garlic pasta, steak
Favorite drink: Lemon-lime seltzer, lemonade
Favorite place to which she's traveled for skating: Netherlands ("I enjoyed the people and visited the Anne Frank house.")
Favorite quote: "You'll never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have."
Nathan started skating when he was 5 because "I wanted to be around all the cute girls at the rink" ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program ... Has four older sisters ... Skated with Claire Davis from 2004-07 ... Works as an assistant manager at a restaurant ... Volunteers at Mapleton Public Schools as a skating instructor for students with disabilities ... If he could have dinner with any one person, it would be Brian Boitano because "I think he would cook a great dinner for me" ... Enjoys cooking, reading and listening to his iPod ... Has a passion for model airplanes ... Some things not many people don't know about him is he rooms with fellow Broadmoor SC pairs skaters Daniyel Cohen and Chris Knierim, and he sings jazz ... Biggest influences in his life and his coaches, Dalilah Sappenfield and Larry Ibarra ... Biggest life-defining moment was the standing ovation he and Simpson received at the 2010 AT&T U.S. Figure Skating Championships ... Would like to be a chef or a restaurant owner following his skating career ... The celebrity he would most like to meet is former Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford ... Listens to techno, hip hop, jazz, swing and classical.
Favorite sports figure: Sam Bradford
Favorite sports team: Oklahoma football
Favorite city: Oklahoma City
Favorite season: Summer
Favorite author: Stephanie Meyer
Favorite books: Twilight series
Favorite magazine: SKATING
Favorite gadget: iPhone
Favorite TV shows: Heroes, South Park, Gossip Girl
Favorite TV character: Eric Cartman
Favorite reality show: Little People, Big World
Favorite movie: The Dark Knight
Favorite website: Facebook
Favorite concert he's attended: Electric Daisy Carnival
Favorite foods: Fried chicken, grits, any dessert
Favorite drink: Raspberry tea, Olympic Training Center chocolate milk
Favorite vacation spot: Anywhere there's a beach
Favorite place to which he's traveled for skating: Amsterdam
Favorite quote: "Pain is temporary; victory is forever."
2011 Season NotesSP Music: Music from The Pink Panther by Henry Mancini
FS Music: "Moonlight Sonata" by Beethoven
Costumes designed by Bobbi Akana ... Goals are to be selected for a Grand Prix Series event and to be highly competitive at international and national competitions
2010 Season NotesSP Music: Asian fusion
FS Music: Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata"
Costumes designed by Bobbi Akana
Won the bronze at JGP Germany and was the only U.S. pairs team to qualify for the Junior Grand Prix Final ... Captured the silver at 2010 AT&T U.S. Figure Skating Championships ... Placed fifth in their debut at the World Junior Championships.
2009 Season NotesSP Music: Music from Stravinsky's "Firebird" adapted and performed by the Salsoul Orchestra
FS Music: Music from The Man in the Iron Mask soundtrack by Nick Glennie-Smith
Earned the junior pewter medal at the U.S. Championships