Competition

Finnish talents skated at the Loppi-Ice competition


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Skating to Spiderman and dressed with amazing costumes, Sunlights won the Juvenile division with 34.22 points. (Credits: Ville Vairinen - 2020)

On Sunday, more than 30 teams competed at the Loppi-Ice 2020, hosted in the Gatorade Center in Turku, a city on the southwest coast of Finland. With Junior and Novice ISU, this competition gathered also younger categories.


Dream Edges starts the year with gold
Competing only with their free program, eight Junior ISU teams started the 2020 year by skating at the Loppi-Ice competition.

Dream Edges from Kaarina won the event with a score of 111.81, improving their personal best score for the free skate. Musketeers skated a confident program to "Metamorphosis" in their flashy green costumes and placed second (109.46). Valley Bay Synchro finished third with a score of 89.28.

The bronze medallists skated to a narrow lead over FireBlades who ranked 4th with 88.29. Sun City Swing, Ice InfinityIce Steps and Festa Aboensia completed the Junior rankings. 

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Dream Edges skating their Free Program on Sunday. (Credits: Ville Vairinen - 2020)


A "climate change" program clinched victory
Starlights took the gold medal in the Novice ISU division. The team skated the free program "Are we losing the glaciers?" and got a huge score of 74.19 points. Starlights collected two levels 4 for their performance. Having both a fall in the middle of the program, Diamond Edges picked up the silver medal (73.78) and Valley Bay Synchronics came third (65.34).

Sun City Synchro arrived in 4th position, Ice Fantasy ranked 5th, Dream Steps came 6th and Filiae Aboenses 7th.

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Dream Steps presented their program "Thunderbirds". (Credits: Ville Vairinen - 2020)

In the Junior B division, Valley Bay Synchrostyle earned the gold medal with 43.19. The scores were really tights in this division: Sun City Sound took the silver title with 43.00 and Moonshadows got the bronze, collecting a score of 39.15. Seven teams competed in this category.

Sun City Souls was the only Senior B team. After a fall in the No Hold Element, the team got 45.08 in total for this team from NÃ¥dendal.

Eight teams skated in the Juvenile division. Sunlights fell twice in their Spiderman program, but that was enough to win the division with a score of 34.22. Ice Melody followed closely, finishing second with 33.08. Valley Bay Synchronettes were not far behind. The team got 32.60 and took third place. 

Finally, Sun City Shake won the Masters division with 36.36.


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Results - TOP 3

Loppi-Ice 2020
Turku (FIN)
JAN 05, 2020 - JAN 05, 2020

Junior
TEAM Score
1Dream Edges (FIN)111.81
2Musketeers (FIN)109.46
3Valley Bay Synchro (FIN)89.28

Novice A
TEAM Score
1Starlights (FIN)74.19
2Diamond Edges (FIN)73.78
3Valley Bay Synchronics (FIN)65.34

Senior B
TEAM Score
1Sun City Souls (FIN)45.08

Junior B
TEAM Score
1Valley Bay Synchrostyle (FIN)43.19
2Sun City Sound (FIN)43.00
3Moonshadows (FIN)39.15