The 2017 Kempen Trophy took place in Belgium
Team Temptation Mixed Age /Credits : Candy Mulder
After the Winter Cup, the second international competition of Belgium was organized in the IJssportcentrum, Turnhout. A total of 25 synchro teams competed on Saturday in eight different categories.
The most interesting division was the Mixed Age category that gathered 8 teams. The victory went to the French team Les Salamandres who finished with a 3 points lead (42.85). At the second place, Team Temptation Mixed Age from Belgium (39.66 points) and then Team Filia (31.38 points). Phoenix Mixed Age from Turkey and Sky’Licious representing the Netherlands did exactly the same score of 21.15 points.
Only one team competed by the Senior A. A few days after the World Championships in Colorado Springs, Team Illumination presented their programs and earned a total of 106.64 points. At the Senior B level, two teams from Belgium skated: Phoenix and Team Temptation Senior.
In the Junior A category, Illuminettes (NED) earned a total of 80.40 points and Aurora from Turkey did 57.92 points. The Junior B field gathered two teams from Belgium. The gold medal went to Team Ixia (50.89 points) and the silver was for Icefever who received 42.53 points for their program.
We are unbelievable proud of all (our) teams at the Kempen Trophy Synchro, the last competition of the season. All teams skated their best and ended the season with nice results: * Team Illumination, 1e : 106,64 (with a personal best on the short and on the free) * Team Illuminettes, 1e : 80,40 * Team Illuminique, 4e : 29,72 * Team Illuminice, 2e : 33,48 * Team Illumini's, 1e : 25,07 We also enjoyed the demo at the beginning of this competition from Team Illumiloops. We see a lot of improvements in this season on all our teams. We are going to work even harder this season to make new improvements and keep getting better. We are start with our summer season training and cant wait for next season. But FIRST: TRY-OUTS!! #kempentrophysynchro #synchronizedskating #kidsonice #Teamillumination #Teamilluminettes #Teamilluminique #Teamilluminice #TeamIllumini #Teamillumiloops #tryouts #summer
Five teams skated in the Novice Basic division. Team Together from Sweden did the best score with 43.48 points, Illuminize representing Kids on Ice and the Netherlands received 33.48 points and Novia from Belgium took the 3rd place with 28.07 points.
The 2017 Kempen Trophy hosted also Juvenile teams. The young Illumini's from the Netherlands won the competition with 25.07 points. Minia from Belgium placed 2nd (19.95 points) and Sky'linis also from the Netherlands finished 3rd with 17.08 points.
Finally, Team Minion from Hungary was the Adult champion with 44.32 points. At the second place: Team Iceclusif, representing Belgium, who earned 30.94 points.