The 2018 World Champions Marigold IceUnity is traveling to Japan this week. The famous team from Finland has been invited by a Japanese television to shoot a new year show. The national champions from Tokyo Jingu Ice Messengers are also involved. Interview with the captain of Marigold IceUnity, Camilla Sundgren.
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 second qualification in Finland is coming next weekend. This year all the teams have had more time to get ready for that. Here are some thoughts of Mirjami Penttinen, the head coach of Team Unique, Team Mystique and Team Dynamique.
It has been an exciting weekend at Espoo Metro Arena. On Sunday Finnish Junior and Senior teams continued competing with their free programs and the second section of the Novice teams had their competition. There was a lot of new tricks and innovative elements which made the competition even more interesting.
The 1st National Synchronized Skating Qualification in Finland started today at Metro Arena, Espoo. After the short programs on Saturday, Helsinki Rockettes topped the Senior competition. In Juniors, Dream Edges took the first place and Finettes is the winner of today´s Novice competition.
Finland starts its exciting synchro season this weekend in Espoo. The first National Synchronized Skating Qualifications will be held at Metro Arena on October 27-28, 2018 and the Senior team Helsinki Rockettes will be one of the favorite team.
On Saturday evening, the annual figure skating competition Finlandia Trophy took place in Espoo, Finland. Seven teams from two countries participated in the competition with their short programs only. This year, Marigold Ice Unity won the competition, Team Paradise came second and Team Unique finished third.
The 2018 World Champion Marigold IceUnity is ready to compete this upcoming weekend for the first time of the season. As for the six other participating teams, the Fins will present their new short program called "WhyNot" at the Finlandia Trophy… And here is a sneak peek!
During the summertime, some teams are imaginative. As the Helsinki Rockettes who participated last weekend in an important rap concert, in roller skates.
The present World Champion Marigold IceUnity has recruited a male skater in the team for next season. Simoeemil Nurmela (age 19) skated last year with Dream Edges from Kaarina in Finland. This junior team won the national Finnish championship for the first time in spring 2018.
You maybe have noticed that the past few days, the International Skating Union (ISU) was posting on their social media about skating costumes! Let's take a moment to speak about costumes in synchro.