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Two national online competitions to determine Australia's World Championship teams

Ice Skating Australia has announced that due to the current health restrictions limiting training opportunities and interstate travel in some states, the 2021 Australian Figure Skating Championships will be replaced by two online national competitions to determine which teams will be selected to represent Australia at the WJSSC and WSSC in 2022.


Despite the pandemic, they decided to go skating abroad (3)

Covid or not, some synchro skaters have listened to their hearts and pursued their dream. In this third and final part, synchro skaters share their fears as this new adventure approaches.

Despite the pandemic, they decided to go skating abroad (2)

Covid or not, some synchro skaters have listened to their hearts and pursued their dream. In this second part, the skaters tell how the tryouts unfolded and speak about their expectations in their host country.

Team Unity and Iceskateers Elite defend their titles at the Australian Championships

O'Brien Icehouse in Melbourne hosted 647 skaters across 44 different teams from all across Australia and New Zealand for the Australian Figure Skating Championships. Team Unity reclaimed victory in the Senior division for the third year in a row, while Iceskateers Elite and Iceskateers stood on top of the podium for Junior and Advanced Novice for their second consecutive years respectively.


Shanghai Trophy 2019: Helsinki Rockettes in Gold

Representing Finland, Helsinki Rockettes dominated the 2019 Shanghai Trophy in China. The results were tighter between the three other teams which competed only with their free programs.

Behind the Scenes of Shanghai Trophy

Shanghai Trophy is the first international synchro competition of the season, where 4 Senior teams invited by the ISU will compete their free programs for the first time. It is the only competition in the world that hosts events for Figure, Synchronised and Short Track Speed Skating together, which makes for a truly unique experience. Behind the scenes of Shanghai Trophy with our correspondent and Australian skater, Alex.

Australia kicks off the competition season with Sydney Synch Festival

Macquarie Ice Rink hosted the first competition of the Australian synchro calendar, Sydney Synch Festival, on Saturday August 30th and Sunday September 1st, welcoming many new and returning teams across 9 different divisions.

2019 Senior Worlds: Let’s present the teams!

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships will take place in Helsinki (FIN) on Friday and Saturday. A total of 24 teams representing 20 countries have been entered for the Championships. Let’s present the participating teams.


The Boy whose Dreams were Snatched Away Fights to Make it Back to the World Stage

One year ago today, Hamish Lewis from Australia was packed and ready to depart for the 2018 World Junior Synchronised Figure Skating championships. A few days before the 2019 edition, here is his story.

Team Australia announced as National Championships wrap up in Sydney

The Australian Figure Skating Championships were held last weekend on December 1st and 2nd at Macquarie Ice Rink in Sydney. 43 teams competed across 7 divisions, making this the largest nationals ever in Australia. 

Australia lived its State Championships in New South Wales

As the qualifier event for the Australian Figure Skating Championships, the NSW State Championships are an important competition in the synchro calendar. The top four teams from each division will automatically qualify for Nationals, which will be held in Sydney at the beginning of December. 

Team Unity and Infusion won the first competition in Australia

As the first NSW competition of the season, the Sydney Synchronised Festival is an important event that helps teams gauge their developing programs against competition prior to the State and National Championships. It took place over the weekend of the 15th and 16th of September at Penrith Ice Palace in Sydney. While a majority of the participating teams are based in NSW, there were a number of interstate teams present, most notably Adelaide Ice Magic from South Australia and Infusion from Western Australia.