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.
The first day of the Dr. Richard Porter Synchronized Skating Classic, the last U.S. competition of the year, kicked off on Friday evening. The competition started with the junior and senior short events at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
On the sidelines of the California Cup, another major event took place this weekend in Irvine, CA. The Synchronized Fall Classic 2019 brought together more than thirty teams in seven different categories.
Italy once again charmed several synchronized skating teams who competed last weekend in Milan in Advanced Novice, Junior and Senior. The competition also celebrated the 25th anniversary of its creation.
A few days ago, team Adrian College Varsity from the USA, competed at the French Cup in Rouen. This has been Tara Tahil, a skater in this team, first international competition ever. She shares with us her experience.
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.
This past weekend kicked off the North American season in Colmar, Pennsylvania, at the Philadelphia Synchronized Skating Invitational. The arena was filled with a mixture of excitement, anticipation, and nerves for what each team had prepared to bring to the ice.