USA and Canada named their 2020-21 National Teams
Miami University Senior - USA. (Credits: Ice Galaxy - 2020)
U.S. Figure Skating and Skate Canada announced recently their 2020-21 National athletes. The selected skaters consisted of men, women, pair and ice dance teams, and of course, synchronized skating teams.
Les Suprêmes from Saint-Léonard and Nova from Brossard and Saint-Hubert (both from the Quebec province), as well as Nexxice Senior from Burlington (Ontario) will make up the Skate Canada Synchronized Skating National Team. The federation explains that the Synchronized National Team comprises those teams finishing in the top three in the Senior discipline at the 2020 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships.
Fourteen U.S. teams
Adrian College Varsity SST
Miami University Senior Varsity SST
Fond du Lac Blades
Saint Louis Synergy
Team USA also has representation from coaches, judges, team leaders and medical personnel selected to represent the United States at the competitions, explains U.S. Figure Skating.
According to the federation, team envelopes award funding are based on results from the prior season. In synchronized skating, team envelopes are comprised of three levels of achievement.
Indeed, the next few weeks could be really decisive for athletes and the decisions will depend on the health situation within the countries themselves, and at an international level.