Teamed up in November 2011 ... Made their debut at the 2012 Italian Championships, but withdrew after the short program.
She started skating when she was 6 ... Previously competed with Yannick Kocon, with whom she won two national titles and placed 12th at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games ... Ended their partnership in January 2011 because of chronic inflammation in della Monica's left knee ... Retired soon after, but decided to come back and skate with Guarise ... Also competed in singles from 2004-07, skating on the Junior Grand Prix Series for three seasons and winning the Italian bronze medal in 2005 ... Enjoys drawing and dancing.
Guarise is originally a roller skater and won the 2008 world title with Sara Venerucci ... Also an accomplished model, having appeared in numerous fashion magazines ... Began training in figure skating in January 2010 ... Partnered with, at separate times, Russian Elena Yarkhunova and Americans Kaela Pflumm and Caitlin Yankowskas but did not compete with any of them ... Likes to fish.
2013 Season NotesSP Music: "Nothing Else Matters" by Metallica
FS Music: Music from The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber
2012 Season NotesSP Music: Music from the Romeo and Juliet soundtrack by Nino Rota
FS Music: "Nocturne" by Frederic Chopin