Last weekend the French Interligues took place at the skating rink of Dunkerque. It was a good opportunity for synchro teams to officially present their program in competition before the first round of the national championships of France to be held in Romorantin on January 19th. From the Juvenile to Adult category, it was then seven French clubs that were competing and also a Belgian team.
The second national qualifications took place in Tjörn, Sweden. Finishing first and second, Team Spirit and Team Seaside have qualified for the Junior Synchronized Skating World Championships. Check out now the results!
Multiple-time German Champions Team Berlin 1 returned to competition in style this weekend, taking a strong lead at the 2019 National Championships in Berlin. Junior, Novice, Mixed Age, Adult, Juvenile and Basic Novice also battled for top spots.
Reigning Canadian Champions Nexxice took the Senior’s Short Program at Winterfest on Friday in Brampton, ON (CAN). Nexxice stands also in first place in the Junior division after the first competition day.
Three weeks after their first ISU win, (Winter Cup in Belgium), Les Zoulous were crowned national champions for the 18th time of their story. The competition meets a total of 6 different disciplines and took place December 13th to December 16th in the ski resort of Vaujany. Only synchronized skating representatives, Les Zoulous logically finished at the first place.
Ten days ago, the city of Eindhoven in the Netherlands hosted the Lumière Cup. The event was labeled as ISU competition for the first time. We asked 5 questions to the Chair of the organizing committee, Ellie van Soest.
The previous weekend, 14-15th of December, the history of synchro in Latvia was made. The first synchronized skating competition with ISU status and judges was held in Riga, Kurbads Ice Rink. Kurbads is the newest ice rink in Latvia and the home rink of only synchronized skating club in Latvia – Amber.
Last weekend, the city of Trento has again demonstrated the passion for skating by hosting the 2019 Italian Figure Skating Championships. It’s the most important national competition.
The last stage of the Russian Cup took place in Tolyatti at the beginning of the week. 39 teams competed in Senior, Junior, Advanced and Basic Novice categories. For Junior and Advanced Novice teams, it was the last chance to receive the ticket to the National Championships, which will be held 11-13 January in Yoshkar-Ola.
The second Qualifications for Finnish teams were held in Tampere this weekend. Marigold IceUnity won the Seniors’ competition and Dream Edges was the best Junior team. The second section of Novice teams also had their competition – Starlights took the first place.
The second National Synchronized Skating Qualification in Finland started today in Tampere. After the short programs, Marigold IceUnity leads the Senior competition. In Juniors, Dream Edges took the first place and Team Dynamique is the winner of today´s Novice competition.
The classic Dr. Porter competition was anything but ordinary. Teams came with their game faces and a passion to make the podium. Teams made history by showing off their new programs for the season, and came with a fire that is not going to fade out anytime soon. Their flame is only growing and with this being many teams second competition of the season, it was a very impressive one.