In mid-October, we finally get into the topic. The synchro competitions gradually begin and will be then very intensive during the whole winter. Several top teams will also cross oceans to compete.
Held in the Finnish city of Espoo, the Finlandia Trophy 2019 was the very first competition for the senior teams to show their new short programs. The new 2019/20 season started with a fierce battle to the top spots.
The 24th Finlandia Trophy took palce in Espoo during 11-13 October. Late Saturday evening was brought to a climax by Russian Team Paradise which won the short program competition. Only five Senior teams took part in this invitational competition, but the quality replaced the number when the teams represented the top of synchro skating in the World. Helsinki Rockettes (FIN) took the silver medal and Team Unique (FIN) was placed third.
Each week, Jura Synchro's team selects the five most creative posts on social media. It means that each team worldwide can get noticed by the international synchro community by publishing nice content. For this new season, the concept stays the same.
A few days ago, we told you about the seminar given by Leena Laaksonen (FIN) in Switzerland. ISU judge, referee, and technical controller for synchronized skating, this skating specialist is talking about the new season that is fast approaching and the development of synchronized skating.
The Finlandia Trophy 2019 will be held in Espoo (FIN), October 11 to 13. Five high-level teams from Russia and Finland have been entered for this event. Here is what to expect this weekend.
The first tickets for the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2020 will be available this Tuesday at noon Eastern Time. The event that will start in 177 days will take place at the Lake Placid Olympic Center (USA).
Six teams across four divisions competed for the National Titles. The competition took place this weekend in Gore, in the South of New Zealand.
Member of single and pair ISU Technical Committee, ISU judge, referee, and technical controller for synchronized skating, Leena Laaksonen from Finland knows synchro very well. She travels around the world to give seminars. We met her when she was in Switzerland, near the city of Bern.