They won gold at Nationals, the silver medal at Four Continents, and the bronze at Worlds.
In 2007–2008, they won gold medals at both Skate America and Cup of China which qualified them for the Grand Prix Final, where they took the silver medal.
After 2010, Belbin decided to move back to Michigan to attend Eastern Michigan University and be closer to friends and family, including boyfriend Charlie White.
Belbin and White became engaged in June 2014 and were married on April 25, 2015.
The word had been that Guo, who turned 28 last October, would retire after the 2008 Olympics, where she won two more golds (after two in Athens).
But there she was at the 2009 worlds, winning two titles (including an unprecedented 5In a year when she posed nude for the cover of the Italian edition of Vanity Fair, then undressed the competition at the Rome worlds, it was hard to recall this 21-year-old once suffered from panic attacks about competition.
After a year without a partner in Canada, Belbin moved to Detroit in 1998, where she was partnered with Benjamin Agosto by their coach Igor Shpilband. junior national title and then took the bronze medal at the 2000 World Junior Championships. Championships and won the silver medal, qualifying them for their first senior World Championships, where they finished 17th. Fans of Belbin / Agosto wrote letters and signed petitions asking for a special act of Congress to allow Belbin to become a citizen in time for her to compete at the 2006 Winter Olympics, where many believed they could medal. However, the mother of fellow American ice dancer David Mitchell sent a letter to Senator Hillary Clinton, asking her to vote against it.
In the 1999–2000 season, they won a pair of medals on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series and finished 4th at the JGP Final. In 2000–2001, Belbin / Agosto competed again on the JGP series, taking gold in all three of their events including the Final. In 2001–2002, Belbin / Agosto made their senior Grand Prix debut and won another silver medal at the U. Championships, which would have qualified them for the 2002 Winter Olympics if Belbin had been an American citizen. national title and would go on to repeat four times. In addition, it was Belbin / Agosto who earned a third spot for the U. in the Olympic ice dancing event, by winning a medal at the 2005 World Championships, without which the U. She believed that it was unfair to bend the requirements for U. citizenship for Belbin, when other "aliens of extraordinary ability" were denied expedited citizenship.
In April 2008, Belbin / Agosto left Igor Shpilband, who had coached them for their entire partnership, and began working with the married coaching team of Natalia Linichuk and Gennadi Karponosov at the Ice Works Skating Complex in Aston, Pennsylvania.
In addition to teaching different technique, Linichuk advised Belbin to gain 10 pounds and develop some muscles in order to skate faster and more fluidly.
This also gave Belbin more core strength to hold her positions better, thus making lifts easier for Agosto.
Felix won her third straight world title at 200 meters; Richards finally got the major meet gorilla off her back by winning her first individual title, at 400 meters.
One telling example: after weeks of telling the IOC to stop giving the Olympics only to rich countries, President Lula reminded everyone that Brazil was the only country among the world’s top 10 economies that had yet to be an Olympic host.