The Mixed Age category is very popular in Europe. Two teams give us their thoughts on the elements required in their program.
From November 11-12, hundreds of skaters traveled west to Irvine, Calf. to compete at the 2022 Synchro Fall Classic.
After a very tight short program competition, the two teams, the winner Helsinki Rockettes and the silver medalist Team Unique took a clear lead in the Senior division. They both had perfect executions and no errors. In Junior competition, Musketeers had the best success. It was enough for the second position whereas Team Fintastic won the gold medal.
After Helsinki in 2019, Finland has again been chosen to host the World Senior Synchronized Skating Championships.
Helsinki Rockettes kickstarted the competition season by winning the gold medal in Espoo on Saturday night.
Team Lumineers Synchronized Skating from Finland is paving the way for synchronized skating to become an Olympic sport in the future. With twelve skaters on the ice, there is more space allowing increased speed and faster transitions.
The Mixed Age category is becoming increasingly popular, and many countries now offer the possibility to compete in this division. But are there enough competitions and competitors? Three teams from three different countries give their opinion.
With October upon us, the Finlandia Trophy is just around the corner. The international competition that launches each year the synchro season, will take place on Saturday, October 8th in Finland. Senior teams will compete with their short programs only.