The first British synchronised skating competition of the season kicked off with a bang this week at Lee Valley ice rink in London. With 28 teams competing from around the country, there was an electric atmosphere and the rink was filled to capacity.
The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships took place in Stockholm, Sweden, last weekend. If everything seemed to be done after the short programs, Saturday's competition brought a lot of surprises. Let’s have a look back on this long awaited competition which will remain one of the most exciting of the season.
On the second competition day of World Junior Championship, the 21 teams continued their race with their all-out effort. The first 4 teams from Short Program kept their positions while middle-tier teams’ positions have shifted much.
The Russian Team Paradise, Team Nova from Sweden and Team Junost (RUS) are the 2018 Budapest Cup champions in the ISU categories. In the Non-ISU divisions, the Mixed Age was a great success. The competition took place last weekend in the Hungarian capital.
Sunday was the culmination of the Trophy d'Ecosse in the Ice Bowl, Dumfries. The three day competition saw some breath-taking performances from teams across the world and some great displays of solidarity, with teams coming together after the competition to take pictures with each other and to exchange congratulations.
The Dumfries Ice Bowl, Scotland, was heaving with hoards of excited fans and skaters today with the culmination of the ISU event. 1500 competitor passes had been handed out for the 3 day competition and fans were sitting on steps and stood in crowds at the boards to watch the Junior and Senior events.
For the Junior and Senior divisions, the 2018 Mozart Cup took place on Friday and Saturday in the scenic city of Salzburg in Austria. Les Suprêmes (CAN) bring home two medals, in gold and bronze. Teams from Russian, from the USA, and Finland completed the podiums.
1262 competitor passes were handed out at the 2018 British Championships in Nottingham this weekend to the 63 teams gracing the arena in a dazzling display of costumes. Banners were hung and flags flew as families and friends chanted their support from the stands.
Teams from across the UK braved the snow and ice to take part in the Viola Synchronised Skating Competition at Ice Arena Wales in Cardiff between 9th – 10th December. There were 25 teams skating across 12 categories with teams vying to be Welsh Champions.