On January 27, the Russian Nationals 2021 began in Saransk. The first competition day is always vibrant and spectacular. This year, two new teams compete for the first time, the junior Yamal and the senior Yenisei, and the junior team Aquamarine from Omsk entered the top 5.
Following in the footsteps of the Porter Classic, the Colonial Classic took place last weekend virtually.
Two synchronized skating competitions were held just before Christmas in Poland: the first (5th edition of the Hevelius Cup) was able to take place on-site, the second (Christmas Event) virtually brought together teams from all over the world.
The 3rd stage of the Russian Cup took place in Togliatti a few days ago. Thirteen novices, ten juniors and 4 senior teams presented their programs. The competitions were really exciting and, definitely, worth watching. So, let’s see how it was!
Last weekend, Spanish synchronized skaters kicked-off their season at the Madrid Championships. The competition, which followed strict guidelines in order to comply with the government’s Covid restrictions, was a good opportunity for teams to showcase their programs to a live panel of judges for the first time in the season.
After two days dedicated to the analysis of elements, Sunday was devoted to the virtual competition of the 2020 Porter Classic Pandemonium with the presentation of the complete programs. Teams and judges filming themselves from home, the event is historic!
The 2nd stage of the Russian Cup and the Open Cup of the Urals took place in Ekaterinburg a few days ago. Previously this competition was held in Novouralsk, but the event was moved to the capital of the Urals.
The Hevelius Cup's organizing committee decided this Monday to cancel the competitions planned from 17th to 20th December due to the COVID pandemic. However, an Interclub competition and a virtual "Christmas event" have been announced instead.
The coronavirus pandemic is plunging many countries and synchro teams into uncertainty. Due to the health situation, many competitions have already been postponed to the next months or even next season, leaving little opportunity for athletes to present their programs.
The second day of the first Finnish qualifications in Tampere offered great performances in every category. The final order of Seniors remained the same, but the rankings of Juniors changed, and Novices showed some great performances.