FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Italian Champion SILVIA FONTANA and US Pair Champion/World Bronze Medalist JOHN ZIMMERMAN Announce Birth of Baby Girl.
(New York, NY) Silvia Fontana and John Zimmerman are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Sofia Zimmerman on Monday, April 2, 2012 at 11:33 pm. The birth took place at Northwest Medical Center in Coconut Creek, FL. Sofia came in at a healthy seven pounds eight ounces and 21 inches in height. "The new Zimmerman Family is resting comfortably and expect to be home in a couple days. This is their first child and they will have a lot of help from their parents." said their agent David Baden of IMG.
Silvia and John continue to coach skating in Southern Florida and John just completed touring with Stars on Ice in the US. "Silvia and I are so excited to have our little girl." "We named her after the Italian actress Sophia Lauren who is our favorite actress plus it ties in Silvia's Italian heritage."
Baden also said the three Zimmerman's are already booked to perform this November in Atlantic City for an NBC TV skating special.