Teamed up in February 2009 ... Islam's father is part of their coaching team ... Both are studying at Laurentian University.
She started skating when she was 5 ... Previously competed with Jason Cheperdak, with whom she competed in the Junior Grand Prix Series and won bronze medals in novice and junior at the Canadian Championships ... Enjoys skiing and ballet.
He started skating when he was 3 ... From 2000-08, competed with Joanna Lenko, with whom he won two silvers and a bronze in the Junior Grand Prix Series and claimed silver medals in novice and junior at the Canadian Championships ... His mother is a former singles skater who won the Canadian junior title and senior bronze medal; she also serves as a judge and was on the judging panel for the men's event at the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver ... His father is director of ice dance at the Mariposa School of Skating ... Hobbies include sports, music and spending time with friends .
2013 Season NotesSD Music: "La Foule" and "Milord" by Edith Piaf
FD Music: Music form the soundtrack of The Legend of 1900 by Ennio Morricone and "12th Street Rag" by Euday L. Bowman
2012 Season NotesSD Music: Theme from 2046 (rumba version) and
"The Havana Slide" by Jon Cohen
FD Music: "Tonight" by Bernie Taupin and Elton John
2011 Season NotesSD Music: "La Cumparsita" from Amor por el Tango by Gerardo Matos Rodriguez and "A los Amigos" by A. Ponder
FD Music: "As Time Goes" by Herman Hupfeld
2010 Season NotesOD Music: Spanish Waltz: "Nocturno" by Guido Luciani; Spanish Flamenco: "Farruca Y Rumba" by Pepe Romero
FS Music: "Sheherazade" by Cyril Martin and "Sometime I Dream" by Mario Frangoulis