The competition was tough on Sunday night. The three gold medal teams finally came from the same club - Helsingin Taitoluisteluklubi - with the victories of the Helsinki Rockettes, Team Fintastic and Finettes.
The entire ice rink rejoiced along with the skaters when this competition with 39 teams was finally allowed to take place on Saturday. One of the happiest was Mirjami Penttinen, the coach of Team Unique (HSK) and Team Mystique (HSK): “I have secretly hoped for the last 21 years that both my teams would be winners in the same competition. Now it came true”. Team Finettes (HTK) won the Novice competition on Saturday. The second group of Novices will skate on Sunday.
The long-awaited synchronized skating season started on a sunny Saturday in Tampere, Finland. The competition was organized according to strict safety guidelines because of the Covid-19. The arrangements for the first day went well, and both the teams and the audience were happy. Helsinki Rockettes and Team Fintastic are leading the first qualifications.
The first day at Finnish Nationals has been really tight, exciting and full of powerful performances. On Saturday, the Senior and Junior teams have performed impressive short programs in Espoo Metro Arena. The Novice competition was also skated on Saturday.
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!
On Sunday, more than 30 teams competed at the Loppi-Ice 2020, hosted in the Gatorade Center in Turku, a city on the southwest coast of Finland. With Junior and Novice ISU, this competition gathered also younger categories.
Helsinki Rockettes kept the leading position in Seniors on Sunday and was the winner of those second Finnish qualifications, by earning 215.46 total scores. In the Juniors, Team Mystique won the thrilling competition with 115.75 points. Finettes got the gold medal in the Novice category with 82.41 points.
The first National Synchronized Skating Qualification in Finland started today in Espoo. After the short programs on Saturday, Team Unique leads the Senior competition. In Juniors, Team Fintastic took the first place and Finettes is the winner of today´s Novice competition.