Recap

Team Ice on Fire set a new Italian national record


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Team Ice on Fire Senior (Credits: Giuseppe Bodrone / jundl PHOTOGRAPHY - 2021)

The last Italian competition of 2021 took place a few days before Christmas in Trento, Italy. The Senior Team Ice on Fire won the event with a new record score of more than 180 points.

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The second Italian national competition took place in Trento on December 19. In this last event of 2021, emotions and enthusiasm were at their highest, both for the skaters and the public.

New teams made their competitive debut, while other teams broke records!

Juvenile
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Team Ice Breakers Juvenile (Credits: Giuseppe Bodrone / jundl PHOTOGRAPHY - 2021)

Team Ice Breakers won the Juvenile division, skating a "Cirque du Solei" themed program and earned 27.24 points.

Team Ice Sparkles, from Aosta, skated on "Tu vò fà l'americano" and "Mambo Italiano" by Sophia Loren and presented a positive performance that got 18.28 points.


Mixed Age
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Olimpia Team Mixed Age (Credits: Giuseppe Bodrone / jundl PHOTOGRAPHY - 2021)

In the Mixed Age division, Olimpia Team won first place with a total score of 63.12 points. They performed an engaging program to the song "The Sound of Silence" by Disturbed. "We are really happy about our result, we gave ourselves in this performance, and we earned the highest score our team has ever achieved," they said.

In second place, Team Frost Fairies skated on a dark version of "Can't help falling in love" by Elvis and earned 43.43 points. "With our program, we want to represent an unreachable love from which it should be a better getaway, but that is also impossible to give up," they explained.


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Team Frost Fairies Mixed Age (Credits: Giuseppe Bodrone / jundl PHOTOGRAPHY - 2021)

A brand new team ranked third with a total of 36.03 points: Team Snowflakes from Turin. "This is our first competition as a synchro team. Since 2013 we have been an Ice Theatre team, a discipline not well known in Italy; but, due to the difficulties of travelling to France for competitions, this year we decided to venture into synchronized skating".

Team Shining Blades ranked fourth with a total score of 31.13 points.

Team Shiny Ice from Brunico should have also competed in the Mixed Age division, but unfortunately, they had to withdraw at the very last minute due to the high Covid-19 rate in their town.


Junior B
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Team Ice on Fire Junior B (Credits: Giuseppe Bodrone / jundl PHOTOGRAPHY - 2021)

Team Ice on Fire won first place in the Junior B division with 60.00 points. Their program is entitled "Fire on Fire," and they skated to the show "Dralion" soundtrack by the Cirque du Soleil. "We are really satisfied with our result, we improved our score, and that was our goal," they explained.

Olimpia Team, from Como, ranked second with 56.41 points improving their score by 21 points from the last competition! They performed to the songs "Adiemus" by Karl Jenkins and "Never give up on your dreams" by Thomas Bergersen. "We are really proud of ourselves and our improvements! Since our ice rink is closed due to structural problems, we have been able to skate only 3 hours since our last competition in November."

In third place, Team Ice Breakers skated to the song "Iron" by Woodkid and earned 53.81 points, almost twice their previous score.


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Olimpia Team Junior B (Credits: Giuseppe Bodrone / jundl PHOTOGRAPHY - 2021)

Basic Novice
Team Ladybirds performed a Charleston and won first place with 32.10 points.

Less than one point behind, Team Ice on Fire debuted in the Basic Novice division and ranked second with a program entitled "Street Artists" on the movie "Micmacs à Tire Larigot" soundtrack. They earned a total score of 31.45 points.


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Team Ladybirds Basic Novice (Credits: Giuseppe Bodrone / jundl PHOTOGRAPHY - 2021)

In third place, Team Ice Angels skated to the "Modern Times" soundtrack by Charlie Chaplin and obtained 28.17 points. Team Ice Sparkles ranked fourth with 24.80 points with a more dancing and upbeat program.

Team Shining Blades got fifth place with 24.71 points, only 0.09 points less than Team Ice Sparkles. In sixth place, Olimpia Team performed an "Aladdin" themed program. They had two unfortunate falls during the intersection and earned a score of 23.16 points.


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Team Ice on Fire Basic Novice (Credits: Giuseppe Bodrone / jundl PHOTOGRAPHY - 2021)

Advanced Novice
Only two teams competed in the Advanced Novice division.

Team Hot Shivers won with a total score of 64.22 points. They skated on the movie "Luca" soundtrack and presented a clean and well-done program.

Team Shining Blades ranked second with a total score of 40.03 points.


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Team Hot Shivers Advanced Novice (Credits: Giuseppe Bodrone / jundl PHOTOGRAPHY - 2021)

Junior ISU
In the short program competition, Team Hot Shivers showed a "Vogue" themed program and ranked first with 38.95 points. Team Ladybirds had a clean performance and placed second with 25.18 points.

In the afternoon, the two teams performed their free programs. Team Hot Shivers showed a "Moulin Rouge" themed program and confirmed their first place with 78.19 points and an overall score of 117.14 points. Team Ladybirds skated to "I won't dance" by Erin Boheme and obtained 49.47 points, with an overall score of 74.65.


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Team Hot Shivers Junior (Credits: Giuseppe Bodrone / jundl PHOTOGRAPHY - 2021)

Senior ISU
As always, the competition was very exciting in the Senior division.

Team Ice on Fire took the lead in the short program with 61.83 points. They skated an elegant and romantic program to "It's all coming back to me now" by Céline Dion.

Team Hot Shivers performed a powerful tango on the song "Tanos" by Lino Cannavacciuolo; they got 57.62 points.


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Team Hot Shivers Senior (Credits: Giuseppe Bodrone / jundl PHOTOGRAPHY - 2021)

In the afternoon, Team Hot Shivers performed a beautiful and elegant program to the song "The way he makes me feel" from the movie "Yentl" soundtrack and obtained 111.41 points, with an overall score of 169.03.

But it was Team Ice on Fire who won the free skating with 118.32 points performing a powerful and engaging program to the movie "Mission" soundtrack. Everyone from the stands was enchanted and moved by their performance. They won the competition with a total score of 180.15 points, which is the new Italian record!

"We are so happy. We finally showed our programs at their full potential. This amazing result and all the cheer and support both from our family and the public was the best gift we could give to ourselves at the end of this difficult year," Team Ice on Fire said.