That was the first time that ever happened for us." Cappellini and Lanotte were fourth at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships and third at the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final during the 2005-06 season. Cappellini started skating when she was three and switched to dance at 12, while Lanotte began at seven and went into dance at ten. Cappellini skated with Federico Bassi, Luca Lombardi and Matteo Zanni, reaching fifth at Junior Worlds with Zanni.
Lanotte previously partnered with Adriana Jovino, Camilla Spelta, and Camilla Pistorello, placing ninth at Junior Worlds with Pistorello.
Italian Ice Dancers Rising Quickly Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte
Lanotte buz patenine yedi yaşındayken başladı ve 10 yaşına geldiğinde dansa geçti.
Our friendship just keeps getting deeper." The dancers hope to continue for two more Olympics.
"This year, we had no judge at Europeans and we have no judge at Worlds, so we don't know," Lanotte said.
"We skated good at the Winter Universiade in Torino, but we weren't sure how we would be treated at Europeans. And a new couple never gets eighth at Europeans on their first try.
We had a huge party after Europeans because all of the Italians were in the top ten.