The first national synchronized skating competition took place on Sunday, December 2 in Mentana, a town in Rome located 29 km from the capital and home to the only skating rink in south-central Italy. The competition day was long and intense. 21 teams from different parts of the country skated. For many of them, it was the first time their program was presented.
In the astonishing city of Trento, set in a glacial valley guarded by the peaks of The Brenta Dolomites, took place from 9 to 11 Nov 2018 the Trento Cup 2018 Synchro Interclub/international Competition for Senior, Junior, and Advanced Novice teams. This competition is very important because it allows teams belonging to the national categories to be able to take part in International ISU calendar competition.
A beautiful sun and warm weather, 15 teams on the ice and the crowd cheering for its country: this is the painting of an amazing day in Trento for the International Mixed Age Trophy.
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.
Finnish Marigold IceUnity defeats reigning two-time champion Russian Team Paradise and secures top spot of the podium on Saturday evening in the Ericsson Globe of Stockholm. Swedish Team Surprise returns to podium with a silver medal and Russian Team Paradise gets the bronze medal. Read more to know what has happened in Sweden.
The last Swiss competition was held on Sunday 18 March 2018 in Biasca (TI). The 19 teams in the running (including 5 from Italy) did not disappoint the public and the judges by presenting great programs.
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 first competition day of the 2018 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships took place on Friday evening in Zagreb, Croatia. The 2017 Junior World Champions Team Junost from Russia finished atop of the competition. Skyliners (USA) trails the leader by three points in second place, while Crystal Ice (RUS) also is provisionally third.
After the short programs on Saturday, the junior and senior teams presented their free program on Sunday. By the Juniors, Idel of Russia maintained their first place and the top 3 has not changed. In the senior category, Team Surprise won the gold title.
The 2018 Spring Cup takes place this weekend in Sesto San Giovanni, Italy. On Saturday, the junior and senior teams presented their short program. Novice teams competed with the free program.