Liu and Perini are the 2012 U.S. novice champions and the 2011 U.S. novice silver medalists ... Started skating together in July 2010.
Liu started skating when she was 6 1/2 ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program in 2007 ... Older sister is Chaochih Liu, who competes internationally for Taipei ... Skater she most admires is Alissa Czisny ... Interests include dancing, gymnastics, playing the piano, singing, acting and shopping ... Wants to be an actress after she's done skating.
Perini started skating when he was 5 ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program in 1998 ... Has an older brother (Dustin, 20) and a younger brother (Dillin, 15) ... Graduated Thousand Oaks High School in 2011 ... Previously competed with Devynn Sharpe, winning the juvenile pewter medal at the 2009 U.S. Junior Championships ... Has also competed in singles at the regional championships ... Past coaches include Tiffany Chin and Alex Chang ... If he weren't a skater, he'd want to be a soccer player ... Skater he most admires is Scott Hamilton ... Enjoys the outdoors ... Wants to be a lawyer after he's done competing.
2012 Season NotesSP Music: "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" by the Andrews Sisters
FS Music: Music of Charlie Chaplin
Costumes designed by Shelley Dornbush
2011 Season NotesSP Music: "The Can Can" by Rugby World Cup Classic
FS Music: "Oogway Ascends" by Hans Zimmer
Won the novice silver medal at the U.S. Championships