Jura Synchro Team - EDITORS

Here you'll find the correspondents who wrote an article during this past year.
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    I began Synchro in 1982 when it was Precision Skating and was a competitive skater from the 1980’s through to 2013 in Junior, Senior and Adult divisions. I am now a married working Mum of three. My…


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    Alex FITZSIMMONS | (AUS)
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    Despite only having skated competitively for 2 years, I was selected as a member of the MajesticIce Australia Junior Team, the current national champions. As a self-confessed skating nerd, I am…


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    Michelle COETZEE | (AUS)
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    I started skating Precision almost at the same time I started Ice Skating, back in 1991, and was lucky enough to have a very successful domestic synchro career, winning more than 10 National…


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    Candy MULDER | (BEL)
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    Hi I’m Candy and I’m involved in synchronized skating since 1989, I skated in the first synchro team in Belgium, Team Apollo, been judging for 13 years, and than got back to the ice, I’m the coach of…


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    Élodie ACHERON | (CAN)
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    I’m French-Canadian (since 2015). I started skating when I was 5 years old and in 2010, I move to Montréal to skate with Les Suprêmes Senior. In 2015, I had to stop skating because of an injury. So…


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    Kristen LORITZ | (CAN)
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    I competed in seven ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships, earning two world titles and three world silver medal finishes from 2009-2015. Since my retirement from sport, I’ve been actively…


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    Alana BURKE | (CAN)
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    Hi everybody! I have been skating synchro for 9 years now (my first 3 years were spent with Burlington Ice Image, and then the organization merged with NEXXICE, where I have been ever since). I am…


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    Marjaana SAARTENOJA | (FIN)
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    I have been a synchro-mum for 15 years, five years of that as a team leader when my daughter skated in a junior team. I can´t even remember in how many competitions I have been but it´s always as…


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    Polly ANDERSON | (FIN)
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    Hi, my name is Polly and I’m a former member of Team Unique. I’ve skated my whole life and after I quit my own career I started coaching young synchro skaters. I study at the University of Helsinki…


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    Julius OLLIKAINEN | (FIN)
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    I discovered synchronized skating when the world championships were taken place in Helsinki in 2011. After that, thanks to my two skating sisters, I have had an opportunity to go to competitions…


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    Julia HAKALA | (FIN)
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    Hi everyone! I am a former member of Team Unique, where I was skating six years. I started skating when I was four years old and my dream was to be a ice princess. I'm a student at Aalto University…


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    I’ve been skating synchro for 10 years now being a part of different teams in my club. Since 2012, I skate with Zoulous and I had the opportunity to participate in 4 World Championships. Last year, I…


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    Pauline PROVOST | (FRA)
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    I am Pauline Provost and I skate since I’m 8 years old. At the age of 11 I joined the Mixed Age team: "Les Hermines" which I am captain today. What I like the most in this discipline is the strong…


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    Taryn DAVISON | (GBR)
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    I've been a synchronised skater for the past four years and therefore I feel like I've adopted many siblings, #SquadGoals has become a legitimate part of my vocabulary and I have pushed myself harder…


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    Roy NG | (HKG)
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    I am just a recreational skater who can't even properly stop on ice! My first trip to World Championship 2016 was fantastic and I became a synchro fan since then. I enjoy travelling and taking photos…


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    Lilla BAKSAY | (HUN)
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    I love doing synchro skating, always find new friends, from around the world. I also like boxing and drawing. I have a lot of hobbies, but those two what I really like next to skating. I like making…


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    Elisa PARINI | (ITA)
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    Hi, I'm Elisa and I've been a single skater discontinuously for many years. In 2013, I discovered synchronized skating and I initially thought that it was really strange seeing 16 people skating…


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    Serena GIANVECCHIO | (ITA)
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    Hello, I'm Serena and I am synchro skater in Shining Blades team. I bumped into synchronized skating the first time when i was 11 years old and I saw my cousin skating in a final gala with her team.…


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    Alena MANDZHIEVA | (RUS)
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    I was a skater in Team Paradise from 2006 to 2015 and I've been in love with synchro skating since my first competitive season. When I was a pupil I liked journalism. When I finished my skating…


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    Elvira MATVEEVA | (RUS)
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    I had been skating with team Paradise since 2013. I fell in love with synchronized skating. I know how synchronized skating works inside, in the team, but know I want to open the other side of…


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    Céline JORAY | (SUI)
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    I started synchronized skating at the age of 6 and I have never been able to stop since this moment. I had the chance to skate with Team Dancers of Switzerland during one season but my studies to get…


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    I’m a 26-year-old French girl and I’m skating now for the second year in the Swedish Team Surprise. I started synchro when I was 16 with the Black Diam’s Junior in Compiègne, France. After I…


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    I'm a sports journalist from Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. First I got interested with synchronized skating maybe four years ago being a longtime fan of other figure skating disciplines. I don't…


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    Heidi WEBER-HOWE | (USA)
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    Hi I’m Heidi and I am a freshman at Miami University! I was a former member of Chicago Jazz for seven seasons and on the Junior team for four seasons. I have represented Team USA internationally in…


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    Sophie DAVIS | (USA)
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    I have been in the sport for almost 7 years, competing in majority of levels from preliminary, pre-juv, open-juv, intermediate, and novice. I am currently in an advanced English writing class and…


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    Tara TAHIL | (USA)
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    Hi! My name is Tara Tahil and I will be competing my 13th year of synchro with Adrian College’s Varsity Synchronized Skating Teams! At Adrian, I’m studying Sports Management with a minor in…


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