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Amélie DE TOMI

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    Amélie DE TOMI
    Co-director and editor in chief
    Switzerland

    55 Articles

    "I fell in love with synchro at the age of 10 during a competition in my country. So I skated several teams in Switzerland and I never stopped since. Beside that, I got a Bachelor's degree in letters and a Master's degree in Journalism and Communication at the University of Neuchâtel and Geneva and I now work in journalism and video production. Today, I like to put my skates and tap on my keyboard to convey my passion."


    What does synchronized skating mean to you?

    "Synchro helped me to grow, to persevere, to learn, to travel. Above all, thanks to this sport, I’ve met wonderful people who were sharing the same passion… By creating Jura Synchro, we wanted to help this wonderful sport to develop too."

Last news by Amélie DE TOMI

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Virtual tryouts and trainings, the new reality of many synchro teams

In these difficult times, many synchro teams around the world are waiting to be back on the ice by continuing their virtual workouts. Some teams had to select new skaters for next season without seeing them on the ice. Reactions.

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The Italian teams return gradually to training after more than two months

Life starts again slowly in Italy, one of the countries most affected by coronavirus in recent months. Since last week, some synchro teams were allowed to return to training with strict rules, while other regions will have to wait a few weeks more.

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"We are already going full speed towards the upcoming season"

After a few weeks of setting up, Jura Synchro launches this Sunday the first-ever synchronized skating newsletter. This new sports feature has been thought out as a digital newspaper with different sections. Team Unique (FIN) opens this first issue.

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The main difficulty with which ISU will face now is how to conduct the competitions

The International Skating Union (ISU) has released several communications for next season to help synchro teams in these difficult times of pandemic. Uliana Chirkova is a member of the Synchronized Skating Technical Committee and she's also an ISU Technical Specialist in synchro. Living in Russia, this member of the National Judges Commission and Coaches Council explains to us the main changes and the next challenges for the ISU.