Franchesca Bell

USA Roller Sports

PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Team USA Years: 2013 and 2014

Hometown: Orlando, Florida

Current residence: Orlando, FLorida

Personal website/social media pages

When did you begin Skating: I started skating when I was 9 years old

Current skating club/ Coaches name: Team Florida; Jamie Anderson, Jennifer Goff, and for Outdoor, Jorge Botero.

Are you sponsored and if so, by whom: Yes, Simmons Racing

EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS

High school attended: Florida Virtual School

Year of graduation: 2016

Location of high school: Florida

ACCOMPLISHMENT HIGHLIGHTS

Pan American/World Games/International Experience: Competed in the 2013 World Championships in the 300, 500, and 3-person Relay.

Team USA awards, honors and statistics:

2nd year consecutive Junior World Team member.

Other awards, honors, and statistics in skating:

3 Time 500 meter Junior World Outdoor National Champion

2014 300 meter Junior World Outdoor National Champion

2 Time Indoor National Champion

GOAL HIGHLIGHTS

Life Goals: Graduate high school with honors

Become a Chemist or Doctor of some sort

Career goals:

Attend a University for Medicine or Science

Future goals you hope to obtain as a Skater:

Win the 500m or 1000m at the World Championships

Travel to the Olympic Games and win a gold medal as a World known short track speed skater.

FAVORITES SPOTLIGHT

Favorite sports figure: Lolo Jones

Favorite food before a competition: Well… Considering all of the awesome candidates to choose from, I’d have to say that my absolute favorite pre-race snack is a classic PB&J.

Favorite movie: Superstar

Favorite place to shop: Pacsun

Favorite music to listen to during training or competition: King Cologne and Banks

Favorite possession: My Harry Potter book collection.

Favorite hobbies: Reading

If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be: Interesting

What makes you a unique and special person: What makes me a unique and special person is the way that I carry myself. I carry myself with respect and dignity but still eager to learn new things from the people around me.

Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why: I admire lots of people for an abundance of reasons. I think the person that has influenced my life the absolute most has to be my older brother Jonathan. Every time that I am speaking with him, I never fail to learn something new. He inspires be my best not only in Speed skating, but also in school. I can safely say that he is a premature genius! On top of that, we even skate alike! Overall, he pushes my scholastic and skating limits, day in and day out.

FAMILY HIGHLIGHTS

Father’s name:  Michael Pasquarella

Father’s occupation: Burris Logistics

Mother’s name: Stephanie Pasquarella

Mother’s occupation: Florida Premier Reality

Brothers: Michael Pasquarella, Toby Bell, and Jonathan Bell

Sisters: Gabriella Pasquarella

Family Members Who Have Competed or Are Competing in Amateur or Professional Athletics: My whole family!