The tension was palpable this Saturday at the Littoral ice rink in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, where the Junior ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships were held. A few points separated the teams after the short programs, so everything still had to be written. The Junior skaters knew it, it was necessary to present a faultless program in order to be able to preserve its rank obtained the day before.
The city of Neuchâtel hosted nice skating in Neuchâtel on Friday afternoon. 23 teams from Russia, Canada, the United States, all of Europe but also Australia skated their short program on this first day of competition.
The ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships will be held in Neuchatel (SUI) this Friday and Saturday. 23 teams representing 18 countries will be competing. While some have become unavoidable in the synchro world, others will deserve our full attention. Overview of the competitors.
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.
The Junior and Senior Russian teams Paradise and Sunrise 1 added gold medal as the 2019 Leon Lurje Trophy concluded Sunday in Gothenburg (SWE), where two Basic Novice teams were also crowned.
The classic Dr. Porter competition was anything but ordinary. Teams came with their game faces and a passion to make the podium. Teams made history by showing off their new programs for the season, and came with a fire that is not going to fade out anytime soon. Their flame is only growing and with this being many teams second competition of the season, it was a very impressive one.