The tension was palpable this Saturday at the Littoral ice rink in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, where the Junior ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships were held. A few points separated the teams after the short programs, so everything still had to be written. The Junior skaters knew it, it was necessary to present a faultless program in order to be able to preserve its rank obtained the day before.
The city of Neuchâtel hosted nice skating in Neuchâtel on Friday afternoon. 23 teams from Russia, Canada, the United States, all of Europe but also Australia skated their short program on this first day of competition.
This weekend was held the traditional SwissCup in Widnau, Canton St. Gallen. 33 teams from all over Switzerland, but also from Germany and Italy were competing over the two days. On Saturday, the Adult, Juvenile and Mixed Age categories opened the competition.
In Switzerland, the first competition of the season took place on Saturday, February 2 in Huttwil, in the canton of Bern. 24 teams participated in this event.