After there were rumors about a tryout some weeks ago now it is official. Tanja Kolbe will skate with Stefano Caruso. I'm really happy for her after all this stuff about sexual abuse in connection with her ex partner Sascha Rabe. Now finally she can go her own way and concentrate on competitions again.
Both will compete for Italy. Don't know if this is the better decision as there are other strong dance couples and it will be difficult for them to get international competitions.
(by the way, what about Alessandrini/Vaturi? Will they skate seniors?)
Both will obviously train in Detroit.
Here's a short article, in German and without many information...