The first day of the Dr. Richard Porter Synchronized Skating Classic, the last U.S. competition of the year, kicked off on Friday evening. The competition started with the junior and senior short events at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Thursday and Friday kicked off one the most heated National Championships of the United States yet. Teams came in ready to fight and teams pushed it to their peak and the scores and skates were stunning and breathtaking. Limits were pushed and scores were pushed even higher.
Friday and Saturday, the 2019 Zagreb Snowflakes Trophy took place in Croatia. 31 teams from Europe and the USA competed in six different divisions.
Two major synchronized skating competitions took place last weekend in the USA: the annual Foot of the Lake Synchronized Skating Classic and the 34th Annual Colonial Classic in Lowell, MA. Here are the basics of what you need to know about these exciting events.
For the Junior and Senior divisions, the 2018 Mozart Cup took place on Friday and Saturday in the scenic city of Salzburg in Austria. Les Suprêmes (CAN) bring home two medals, in gold and bronze. Teams from Russian, from the USA, and Finland completed the podiums.
The names of the two qualified teams have been released. Skyliners, representing the Skating Club of New York and Springdale Figure Skating Club and Lexettes from Lexington (MA) will represent their country at the next Junior Worlds in Canada.
The city of Neuchâtel, in Switzerland, hosted an intense synchro skating competition day. Countries as Finland, Canada, United States of America, France, Germany or Italy were represented. This international event also represented for the Swiss teams their National Championships.
20th annual Dr. Richard Porter Classic is one of the largest competitions of the season in the U.S. This competition takes place this weekend (4 - 6, Dec 2015) at Ann Arbor, a city in the state of Michigan. More than 160 teams compete during 3 days.