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MARISSA CASTELLI
Sport Discipline: Figure Skating
2014 Olympic Events: Pairs
Height: 5-0
Weight: 105
DOB: 8/20/90
Birthplace: Providence, R.I.
Hometown: Cranston, R.I.
Current Residence: Boston, Mass.
High School: Cranston West High School (Cranston, R.I.) '08
College: Community College Of Rhode Island, Undeclared
Coach(es): Bobby Martin, Carrie Wall
ROAD TO SOCHI
Castelli partnered with Simon Shnapir in 2006, and since then, the pair has steadily climbed the international ranks. The pair had a breakout season in 2012-13, earning a third-place finish at the Four Continents Championships and its first grand prix podium finish. The following year saw similar success, with the duo taking home two top-10 grand prix finishes. The reigning national champions captured their first Olympic berth after winning the 2014 National Championships.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2013-14 NHK Trophy Grand Prix, 4th
  • 2013-14 Skate America Grand Prix, 6th
  • 2014 national champion
  • 2013 World Championships, 13th
  • 2012-13 World Team Trophy, gold
  • 2012-13 NHK Trophy Grand Prix, bronze
  • 2013 Four Continents Championships, 3rd
  • 2013 national champion
  • 2012 National Championships, 5th
PERSONAL
Daughter of Tony and Lori Castelli…Has one brother, Anthony…Shares the same birthday as partner Simon Shnapir…Hobbies include shopping, running, practicing pilates, reading and painting.
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