Sunday was the day of free programs for the participating teams. 7 Senior, 8 Junior, and 4 Mixed Age teams presented their work at Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The competition meant for the Swiss teams their National Championships.
By Senior, the Russian Paradise confirmed their place at the top of the ranking with a free program on Carmen’s music (total points: 213,50). Second after the short, Team Unique from Finland passed very close of the silver medal. The team who skated a punchy and expressive program placed 3rd with a total 198,04 points. Good surprise for the Canadian Les Suprêmes who is propulsed to the 2nd place with a total score of 198,06 points. A few hundredths can sometimes do the difference.
In the Junior category, Chicago Jazz remains at the top after the free programs in Neuchâtel. The American skaters performed on Sunday in a pink costume and received 93,67 points for a total of 148,07 points. On the second step of the podium: NEXXICE from Canada. This team who was at the 3rd place after the short finished with the silver medal (138,86 points). Fond du Lac Blades complete the podium with a free program on Pirates of the Caribbean’s theme. The American team earned a total of 136,24 points.
Swiss teams were also represented in Neuchatel this weekend. Cool Dreams Senior (5th place in the international competition) and Cool Dreams Junior (6th) became the new 2016 Swiss Champions. In Mixed Age division, Snowflakes from Huttwil and coached by Monika Schneider won the competition with 55,68 points.
Neuchâtel Trophy 2016 - SENIOR ISU
|2||Les Suprêmes (CAN)||66.88||131.18||198.06|
|3||Team Unique (FIN)||69.33||128.71||198.04|
|5||Cool Dreams Senior (SUI)||40.91||88.55||129.46|
|6||Skating Graces (GER)||37.77||69.33||107.1|
|7||Black Diam’s (FRA)||25.16||52.85||78.01|
Neuchâtel Trophy 2016 - JUNIOR ISU
|1||Chicago Jazz (USA)||54.40||93.67||148.07|
|3||Fond du Lac Blades (USA)||50.48||85.76||136.24|
|4||Dream Edges (FIN)||42.88||92.72||135.6|
|5||Ice Steps (FIN)||43.98||82.29||126.27|
|6||Cool Dreams Junior (SUI)||32.75||57.80||90.55|
|7||United Blades (SUI)||24.94||48.97||73.91|
|8||Ice Diamonds (ITA)||21.34||42.87||64.21|