Eighteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, two planes were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, in the United States of America. Nearly 3,000 people were killed. If everyone around the world remembers this tragic event, the Skyliners teams, based near New York City, chose to honor the victims through their team name.
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.
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.