Last weekend French synchronized skaters went back to competition during the Masters. What were the rules and constraints of competing during the pandemic? A Senior athlete tells about her experience.
Organized by the French Federation of Ice Sports, the Masters 2020 started Friday in Villard-de-Lans in strict compliance with health measures. Four French teams were able to compete.
The French teams, at the Junior and Senior ISU level, are holding their breath. They should indeed present their new programs physically for the first time of the season on Friday and Saturday during the 2020 Masters organized in Villard-de-Lans, in the south-east of France.
The Ile Lacroix ice rink was full, fans were singing and dancing to cheer on their favourite teams... The 26th edition of the French Cup ended on Saturday evening in Rouen, in the north of France. Recap of this second day of competition.
The third stage of the season's synchronized skating Challenger Series has been launched. On Friday, teams from around the world competed at the French Cup 2020 at the Ile Lacroix ice rink in Rouen, France. The atmosphere is great and the scores among the best teams are very tight!
Only 4 days left before the French Cup 2020! The famous synchronized skating competition is about to welcome 28 synchro teams in the North of France. Divided into three ISU categories and coming from twelve different countries, the event organized by the French Federation (Fédération Française des Sports de Glace), the Normandy League (Ligue de Normandie des Sports de Glace) and the Rouen Olympic Club promises to be really exciting!
Sunday, the Britannia Cup saw the conclusion of the ISU categories with the Junior and Senior Free Programme and Advanced Novice. It was an exciting event with some beautiful skating across the board.
Five Senior teams and nine Junior teams battled it out in the short programmes at the inaugural Britannia Cup on Saturday evening in Nottingham, England, the venue for the 2020 ISU Junior World Synchronized Skating Championships. This International and Club event also incorporates the British Synchronized Skating Championships and has attracted the majority of the teams in Britain along with a smattering of international teams. This evening showcased the Senior and Junior short programmes with teams from the USA commanding the highest scores.
Lumière Cup 2019 took place this weekend in Eindhoven (NED). 30 synchro teams competed on Saturday evening with their Free Programs. Cool Dreams won the Advanced Novice division, Musketeers delivered an excellent skate and earned the Junior gold and Marigold IceUnity put out a beautiful program in the Senior category.
Finnish teams cruised to their first gold medal in European international competition this season. After the Short Program competition, Marigold IceUnity totaled 74.94 points to seal the Senior victory. Musketeers skated into the lead in the Junior event with 69.98 points. Canada, Germany and France are also on the provisional podium.
Three Junior teams and the single Senior team from France started their competitive season last weekend in Villard de Lans (France). Competing both Short and Free, the teams are now ready to work harder on their programs.