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.
The Ile Lacroix ice rink was full, fans were singing and dancing to cheer on their favourite teams... The 26th edition of the French Cup ended on Saturday evening in Rouen, in the north of France. Recap of this second day of competition.
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!
Sunday, the Britannia Cup saw the conclusion of the ISU categories with the Junior and Senior Free Programme and Advanced Novice. It was an exciting event with some beautiful skating across the board.
Five Senior teams and nine Junior teams battled it out in the short programmes at the inaugural Britannia Cup on Saturday evening in Nottingham, England, the venue for the 2020 ISU Junior World Synchronized Skating Championships. This International and Club event also incorporates the British Synchronized Skating Championships and has attracted the majority of the teams in Britain along with a smattering of international teams. This evening showcased the Senior and Junior short programmes with teams from the USA commanding the highest scores.
1 min and 24 secs to show how amazing synchronized skating is. Sofie Ekstrom-Gabb, a member of Team Icicles Senior who trains in Nottingham, UK has been chosen by a production company from Cardiff to be the subject of a video clip. The aim goal was to show an unusual sport practiced by a Welsh sportswoman. She shares with us her experience on the set.
Lumière Cup 2019 took place this weekend in Eindhoven (NED). 30 synchro teams competed on Saturday evening with their Free Programs. Cool Dreams won the Advanced Novice division, Musketeers delivered an excellent skate and earned the Junior gold and Marigold IceUnity put out a beautiful program in the Senior category.
Finnish teams cruised to their first gold medal in European international competition this season. After the Short Program competition, Marigold IceUnity totaled 74.94 points to seal the Senior victory. Musketeers skated into the lead in the Junior event with 69.98 points. Canada, Germany and France are also on the provisional podium.
While teams and coaches are already working hard on next season's programs, some of us are still dreaming about the costumes of the past year. We have selected for you the five costumes that have undoubtedly marked the synchro world last winter.