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1 athlete, 2 ISU teams, 4 programs

The pandemic of Covid-19 transforms our daily lives, limiting us in many ways. However, it can’t stop us from online-communication and virtual travels. Let’s mentally go to Russia and talk to Angelina Shapovalova, the team captain of Crystal Ice Junior and Crystal Ice Senior.


Russian teams take gold in day 2 and 3 at Steel City Trophy

Sunday and Monday saw the culmination of the ISU event and also the club international competition. Throughout the weekend, there was a great atmosphere in the stadium, with teams and spectators alike being dazzled by some superb skating in the ISU categories. Monday also saw some brand new teams step onto the ice and some healthy rivalry from the more established teams!

Crystal Ice dominated on day one of Sheffield Steel City Trophy

The second ever Steel City Trophy kicked off this weekend 7-9th March, in Sheffield, England, with teams from around the world, in a variety of categories, coming to compete at an Olympic sized rink on the last weekend before Junior Worlds. After a hugely successful inaugural competition last year, Steel City Trophy has evolved quickly, attracting a record 74 teams in this year’s ISU and Club International Competition.

Leon Lurje Trophy 2020: The Personal Best Scores Edition!

On Saturday, Seniors and Juniors performed their free skating programs in Gothenburg, Sweden. Team Paradise and Team Sunrise 1 from Russia won the categories. Advanced Novices’ competition began and Team Sunrise 2 from Russia leads clearly. Leon Lurje Trophy 2020 was also the opportunity for many teams to set a new personal record!


Leon Lurje Trophy: Team Paradise and Crystal Ice Junior leading after short programs

Leon Lurje Trophy, which is one of four competitions in the ISU Challenger Series, is arranged in Gothenburg, Sweden this weekend. Seniors and Juniors performed their short programs on Friday. Team Paradise is leading in Seniors and Crystal Ice Junior holds the first place in Juniors.

Team Paradise secured its spot at Worlds but...

One of the most anticipated events of the Russian synchro world started on the 17th of January. The thirty best teams from the whole country arrived in Saransk to fight for the title of the Russian Nationals and qualify for the Worlds.

A synchro weekend in Novouralsk

The second stage of Cup of Russia took place this weekend in Novouralsk. More than 30 teams from different cities in Russia competed in 4 categories: Basic Novice, Advanced Novice, Junior and Senior. The level of each team grows extremely fast from year to year. Most of the teams tried to achieve the highest levels, but only the best reached them.

Team Paradise and Crystal Ice Junior won the first stage of the Russian Cup

From the 2nd to the 3rd of November, the 1st Stage of the Russian Cup took place in Moscow. It was the first serious competition of the season for Russian skaters. So, the synchro community across the country was super excited to start.


Summer… time to relax and tackle new challenges

Let’s literally travel to Russia and see how National teams have spent their summer between intensive training and holidays!

Surprise Winner in Mozart Cup

Saturday's competition in Salzburg was breathtaking! Until the last second, nobody knew who was going to win the Senior competition. The revelation came from Canada with the new incredible team Nova who did a perfect performance and even beat the 2018 World Champions Marigold IceUnity. Here is the story of an amazing evening in Austria. 

Crystal Ice Junior and Team Unique lead at Mozart Cup

In a highly competitive senior category, there’s no room for mistakes when you’re wearing an outfit like Team Unique’s (FIN). On Friday night, they showed the competition who’s really ‘wearing the pants’ in Eisarena Salzburg, earning the top spot in the short program with 84.30 points. 

Russia found finally its 2019 National Champions

The second day of Russian National Championship was full of different kind of emotions. Joy and happiness, hope and faces, tears and disappointments – all of it and much more were in Yoshkar-Ola this Sunday.