Foot of the Lake Classic to open 2020


Foot of the Lake Classic, one of the first U.S. competition in 2020. (Credits: FOTL - 2020)

Last weekend, fierce competitions took place in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin at the 2020 Foot of the Lake Synchronized Skating Classic. Around 50 synchro teams in IJS and ISU divisions competed there.

ISU results
In the Junior event, Dazzlers won the title. The team earned a season-best of 133.95 and bested the field by 6.14 points. Fond du Lac Blades followed in second, scoring a total score of 127.81.  Denver Synchronicity finished in third place with 53.41. Fond du Lac Blades will head to Sweden in a few weeks their first international appearance at the Leon Lurje Trophy.

Dazzlers also became Intermediate champions with a score of 52.80. Wisconsin Inspire skated to second place with 47.05. Chicago Skates followed in third place, totaling 46.58. Northern Lights received the pewter medal to round out the podium with a score of 43.37. Fond du Lac Blades and Starfire finished with a score of 41.44 and 35.83 for fifth and sixth place.

Wisconsin Inspire captured the Novice title, topping the Northernettes with a score of 62.92. Only two Novice teams competed.

The local team Fond du Lac Blades won the Juvenile event with a score of 37.10, edging out Wisconsin Inspire who ended in second place with a score of 34.49. Northernettes from Bloomington claimed the bronze medal with 25.49 and Capital Ice Connection finished fourth with 25.33.

In the other divisions...
Eleven teams competed in the Open Juvenile division. Fond du Lac Blades captured the gold, Capital Ice Chill from Bismarck picked up the silver medal and Chicago Skates arrived in third position.

Teams Elite won the Pre-Juvenile competition, followed by Chicago Skates Black and Dazzlers.

On the Preliminary podium were Starlights, Fond du Lac Blades and Teams Elite.

Fond du Lac Blades won the gold in the Synchro Skills 1 (Group A), and Starlights was the winner of Group B.

SwanSyncSation got the best score in the Synchro Skills 2 event.

Results - TOP 3

Foot of the Lake Synchronized Skating Classic 2020
Fond du Lac (USA)
JAN 03, 2020 - JAN 05, 2020

TEAM Score
1Dazzlers (USA)133.95
2Fond du Lac Blades (USA)127.81

TEAM Score
1Dazzlers (USA)52.80
2Wisconsin Inspire (USA)47.05
3Chicago Skates (USA)46.58

Novice A
TEAM Score
1Wisconsin Inspire (USA)62.92
2Northernettes (USA)60.77