Belt and Johnson will represent the United States at the 2012 Youth Olympic Games.
Belt began skating when she was 3 1/2 when her older sister, then five, needed a winter activity ... She took Learn to Skate lessons until she was five, and when she started private lessons, she worked on pairs with her coach and discovered she really loved it ... In 2007, Belt and her family moved to Kennett Square, Pa. so she could train at the University of Delaware full time ... Belt & Johnson began skating together after Johnson moved to Delaware in 2010 ... Belt wants to travel through Europe some day and is already fluent in Spanish. She plans to study French next summer ... Belt's favorite skaters are Michele Kwan and Amanda Evora ... Belt is an honor student, enjoys reading, baking, shopping and going to get coffee with friends ... Belt's favorite foods include pasta, chocolate and salad ... Belt plans to go to college after her skating career and pursue a career in medicine.
Johnson began skating at age seven and he has been skating pairs since 2007 ... Johnson became interested in ice skating when he watched a friend skate in Brussels, Belgium while his dad was in the U.S. Air Force and the family was stationed overseas ... Johnson moved back to the U.S. and enrolled in a Learn To Skate program ... In 2010, Johnson enrolled as a boarding student at West Nottingham Academy in Colora, Md. which allowed him to train in pairs at the University of Delaware ... Among his many volunteer efforts, Johnson has volunteered as a Learn to Skate helper and at numerous community, school and church activities in Yorktown, Va. as well as around the West Nottingham Academy area ... Johnson has lived in 3 countries and has enjoys having a Chinese roommate who teaches him to speak Chinese for use at international competitions ... You can follow Johnson on Twitter @Pogostickuser12
2012 Season NotesSP Music: "Who Wants to Live Forever?" by David Garrett
FS Music: "Somewhere in Time" arranged by Maksim
Costumes designed by Del Arbour