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Marigold IceUnity will face Jingu Ice Messengers in a Japanese TV show

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.


Russia: The battle rages for the Nationals

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.

84 synchro teams competed at the 2018 Cape Cod Classic

Hosted by the Bourne Skating Club, a non profit skating club located in Bourne, MA, the 2018 Cape Cod Synchronized Classic took place last weekend.
Shannon Cobb, one of the Co-Chairs of the Cape Cod Classic, is sharing with us her experience.

Marigold IceUnity and Dream Edges are the winners of Second Finnish Qualifications

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.


Second Finnish Qualifications started on Saturday in Tampere

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. 

Dr. Porter Competition: Anything but Classic (Part 1)

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.

DR. PORTER COMPETITION: ANYTHING BUT CLASSIC (PART 2)

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.

Mirjami Penttinen: "We have skated, skated and skated more"

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.


Team Australia announced as National Championships wrap up in Sydney

The Australian Figure Skating Championships were held last weekend on December 1st and 2nd at Macquarie Ice Rink in Sydney. 43 teams competed across 7 divisions, making this the largest nationals ever in Australia. 

First national competition for Italian teams who skated in Mentana

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.

Japan’s Tokyo and Saitama Teams Competed Head-on

The 26th Tokyo Synchronized Skating Open Competition took place on 2 December 2018 in Nishitokyo of western Tokyo metropolis.  This year a total of five teams from Tokyo Metropolis and Saitama Prefecture competed in Juvenile, Intermediate and Senior categories.

27 Russian teams skated in Novouralsk for the second national competition

Those last weekends were interesting in the synchro world. In Russia, the synchro teams lived a few days ago the second leg of the Russian Cup held in Novouralsk. 27 teams competed in 3 different categories: Novice B, Novice A, and Junior. This new stage was also a great opportunity to set new season scoring records.