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2014-15 SEASON NOTES

SP Music: "Carmina Burana" by Edvin Marton
FS Music: Selections from Miss Saigon by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil

IJS PERSONAL BESTS

International Competition
SP - 45.91 (2014 NHK Trophy)
FS - 92.33 (2014 NHK Trophy)
Final Score - 138.24 (2014 NHK Trophy)

U.S. Qualifying Competition
SP - 55.03 (2015 U.S. Championships)
FS - 105.26 (2015 U.S. Championships)
Final Score - 160.29 (2015 U.S. Championships)

CONNECT WITH US

Twitter: @DeeDeeLeng and @SimonShnapir
Instagram: ddleng

SKATING NOTES

Began skating together in May 2014

Leng began skating at age 6 when a friend invited her to a learn-to-skate session ... Is the 2009 U.S. junior ladies champion and competed in pairs with Timothy LeDuc from 2012-14 ... Quit skating for three years in 2009 and came back to the sport as a pairs skater - "I got to experience high school life and participate in sports such as track, gymnastics, and diving."

Shnapir started to skate at age 6 after watching Scott Hamilton on TV ... Previously skated with Marissa Castelli for eight years (2006-14), winning two U.S. championships and an Olympic bronze medal (team event) in that time.

PERSONAL NOTES

Leng graduated from Naperville Central High School in Naperville, Ill. in 2012 ... Enjoys snowboarding, gymnastics and the Chicago Bulls.

Shnapir was born in Moscow and speaks fluent Russian.

Competitive History

  • 2015 - U.S. Championships - 8th
  • 2014 - NHK Trophy - 6th
  • 2014 - Rostelecom Cup - 8th