Just before the start of the big international competitions, the Canadian season has really started last month with the Bill Phillips Memorial. As an Event Coordinator for Skate Ontario, Lauren Zbucki worked with the Local Organizing Committee, the Tech Rep, the Data Specialists and the Event Technicians on the organization and operations of the competition. We decided to ask her a few questions.
This year, the Junior Russian team Junost celebrated their 20th anniversary. From the very first day, a permanent coaching staff is leading Junost: Natalia Sannikova, Elena Moshnova, and Mikhail Pavluchenko. They all came from different places but all were united by the boundless love for synchro. This trio brought up more than one generation of the champions.
Hosted by the Bourne Skating Club, a non profit skating club located in Bourne, MA, the 2018 Cape Cod Synchronized Classic took place last weekend.
Shannon Cobb, one of the Co-Chairs of the Cape Cod Classic, is sharing with us her experience.
The second qualification in Finland is coming next weekend. This year all the teams have had more time to get ready for that. Here are some thoughts of Mirjami Penttinen, the head coach of Team Unique, Team Mystique and Team Dynamique.
More than a month after the announcement of the Team Surprise to stop its activities, Jura Synchro offers you a special interview about this decision that caused a thunderclap among synchronized skating fans. A sports development project is in preparation in Sweden. Interview with former team captain and ambassador, Nathalie Lindqvist.
Finland starts its exciting synchro season this weekend in Espoo. The first National Synchronized Skating Qualifications will be held at Metro Arena on October 27-28, 2018 and the Senior team Helsinki Rockettes will be one of the favorite team.
The new season is a new page in the synchronized skating history! These last weeks, we have introduced you, two teams from Russia. Now it’s time to represent the strongest team, twice World Champions, winners and prize winners of many international competitions: Team Paradise.
Some of the best teams in the world will compete on the next weekend at Finlandia Trophy in Finland. Team Tatarstan (RUS) will take part in the competition for the first time. A few days before the event, we took an interview from one of the coaches, Evgeniya Antonova.
A new Senior team in Switzerland! Starlight Team Seniors is made up of 20 skaters between the age of 15 and 27 years old. Skating last season in the Mixed Age division, the team did a big step forward during the summer to join the Senior category. Interview with Sabrina, the Captain of this new Swiss team.
Elin Bryngelsson Lidestedt is a former skater, now coach in Nacka near Stockholm, and media producer from Sweden. She published last year a long film about synchronized skating that has been broadcasted in her country. This documentary will be available this season also for a few skaters.
Irem Tütün is the new coach of the team Golden Roses from Turkey. For this new season, her goals are to create a better team spirit and to participate in the World Championships. The Junior team has already finished the two programs and prepares for this autumn.