The tension was palpable this Saturday at the Littoral ice rink in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, where the Junior ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships were held. A few points separated the teams after the short programs, so everything still had to be written. The Junior skaters knew it, it was necessary to present a faultless program in order to be able to preserve its rank obtained the day before.
The city of Neuchâtel hosted nice skating in Neuchâtel on Friday afternoon. 23 teams from Russia, Canada, the United States, all of Europe but also Australia skated their short program on this first day of competition.
On January 26-27 the city of Gdansk in northern Poland hosted the third edition of International Synchronized Skating Competition Hevelius Cup. The event brought together members of 26 teams to perform in front of several hundred viewers. Apart from Poland, there were participants from Finland, Netherland, Latvia, and Australia.
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.
The ISU Junior World Synchronized Skating Championships ended a week ago in Croatia. Our photographer Tero Wester photographed this competition with very beautiful shots to discover now.
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.
The second edition of the Lumière Cup has been organized last weekend in Eindhoven, a city in the Netherlands in a great atmosphere. More than 30 teams took part in this event. It’s 10 more than for the first edition last year.
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.
In February, Poland hosted first edition of International Synchro Ice Skating Championships Hevelius Cup. An organizer of the event Agnieszka Filipowicz told Jura Synchro about her impressions from the competition and future of synchro skating in Poland.
A first edition Hevelius Cup, International Synchronized Skating Competition in Gdansk, Poland took place in Hala Olivia on Sunday, February, 5. During the event, organized by Polish Figure Skating Association, the teams from Poland, Netherlands and Russia showed performances in Beginners, Juvenile, Basic Novice, Junior, Mixed Age and Adult categories.