Last rehearsal for the Australian teams before the Nationals
Aquila Basic Novice B (Credits: Michaella Spethman - 2019)
Different synchro clubs meet in their last competitions before Nationals. Several events took place recently in Australia, as in Queensland State.
Basic Novice was split into two divisions A and B, showcasing all the young talent coming into synchro. In the A grade, Ice Dazzle put out a very cute performance taking the title. In the B grade, Aquila skated a proud New York program earning 21.48 and Ice Pizzazz skated to music from “Ralph Breaks the Internet” and received second place with 16.42.
Ice Storm and Nova have been strong competition for one another for a number of years. Nova came out on top after the short program, their upbeat Queen ‘Don’t stop us now’ performance earned 36.21. Ice Storm followed closely with their captivating program to "Lions Inside" earning them a total of 34 points. Both teams came out fighting in the free program, Ice Storm skated first to a Queen Medley. Their impressive speed, high energy and range of tricks resulted in a total score of 107.57. Nova followed with a beautiful performance to Piano Man by Billy Joel, however, fell behind in some of the technical levels earning second place with 98.68.
Victorian and WA State Championships
In Victorian State, located in south-eastern Australia, the Junior Eclipse team performed (65.48 points) with also the Adult team On Edge and the Basic Novice skaters from Team Harmony.
In Western Australia, which is also Australia's largest state, Infusion Senior (89.50), Infusion Junior (68.89) and Advanced Novice Jitterbugs (36.50) skated in the ISU categories. In the Mixed Age division, Aurum won the competition (25.12), followed by Aura and Bluebirds. Team Cohesion scored 36.69 points in Adults.
Results - TOP 3
WA State Championships
OCT 12, 2019 - OCT 13, 2019
|1||Team Infusion (AUS)||68.89|
|1||Team Infusion (AUS)||89.50|
|1||Iceskateers Elite (AUS)||89.04|
|1||Ice Storm (AUS)||107.57|