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JURA SYNCHRO STAFF

You'll find here the editors who collaborate with Jura Synchro this past year.
Fitzsimmons ALEX | (AUS)
Correspondent

I am a current member of Team Unity (AUS) and have competed at both national and international competitions. I am currently also a Level 1 Coach with aspirations to move into synchro coaching at the…

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Dave WYNNE | (AUS)
Photographer

I'm a father of two beautiful girls, one of which is a Synchro Skater, albeit she is 'taking a break' at present. A retired career soldier who is now a passionate amateur/semi professional…

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Élodie ACHERON | (CAN)
Correspondent

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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Alana BURKE | (CAN)
Correspondent

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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Merlier AGATHE | (CAN)
Correspondent

I started synchronized skating at 10 years old and I fell in love with it! In 2013, after having had the chance to represent France, I joined Les Suprêmes Sénior team in Montreal, Canada. I love to…

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Sean MCKINNON | (CAN)
Photographer

I work as a software engineer near Toronto, Canada, but I am also a passionate photographer of figure skating and synchronized skating. I became involved with synchro 12 years ago, as a "synchro…

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Danielle EARL | (CAN)
Photographer

I've been taking skating photos for 10 years now - I started when I was 14! In the past, I skated on two synchro teams: KWSC Gems on Ice (Beginner II) and KWSC Diamonds on Ice (Pre-Novice). I have 3…

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Tereza MALÁČOVÁ | (CZE)
Correspondent

I am a former synchro skater on the Czech team Starlets, where I spent all 12 years of my skating 'career'. I had to stop skating when I moved to the UK to study at the University of Oxford but I…

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Marjaana SAARTENOJA | (FIN)
Correspondent

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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Julia HAKALA | (FIN)
Correspondent

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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Julius OLLIKAINEN | (FIN)
Correspondent

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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Kirsi LAINE | (FIN)
Photographer

My name is Kirsi Laine. I am a pediatric nurse and a freelancer photographer. Mostly I photograph synchro skating and other sports. Our daughter has skated in team VG-62 for 5 years old. Nowadays she…

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Janne KOISTINEN | (FIN)
Photographer

I am a fresh synchro dad with synchroskater in local minors team. I also grew up with skates on, though needed a stick to maturate. I have just recently fell in love with synchro as the ultimately…

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Milhail LEFLER | (FIN)
Photographer

9 years ago my second daughter started skating after my first daughter. Photographing their performances on ice within synchronized teams I began to understand the beauty of this sport in full and…

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Tero WESTER | (FIN)
Photographer

I'm an IT project manager and also professional sport photographer from Kaarina, Finland. My eldest daughter was a synchro skater for 10 years and that's how I got involved with this beautiful sport.…

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Jaakkola SANTTU | (FIN)
Photographer

I'm the father of two synchro girls. I mainly shoot synchronized skating, but sometimes also hockey, football and other sports. I’ve been doing synchro photos since 5 years, but released the images…

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Pauline PROVOST | (FRA)
Correspondent

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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Alicia TROMPETTE | (FRA)
Correspondent

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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Norma LEROY | (FRA)
Correspondent

Hi everyone, i’m Norma and i’m a synchronized skater since 2006. I’m evolving in the French team Black Diam’s. Most of my teammates told me that i’m very funny and i love that !  I’m also assistant…

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Taryn DAVISON | (GBR)
Correspondent

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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Shenja LI | (GER)
Correspondent

Hi everyone! I started skating at the age of 4 and switched to synchro at the age of 8. For the last 10 seasons I have been skating with Saxony Ice Pearls from Dresden and together we won Nationals…

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Mario HUTH | (GER)
Photographer

My hobbies are photography and Ice Hockey that´s why I began to photograph for the fanzine of Eisbären Berlin "Eis-Dynamo". Later my daughter started synchronized skating because of that, I also…

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Roy NG | (HKG)
Correspondent and photographer

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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Elisa PARINI | (ITA)
Correspondent

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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Diletta THAU | (ITA)
Correspondent

I am 15 years old I live in Rome and I am doing my second year at the high school. I practice ice skate since I was 5 y.o and two years ago I was practicing artistic skating, but after I have decided…

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Letizia ROVERELLI | (ITA)
Photographer

I've always been a synchro skater and loved it since the first time. I love every part of this sport and I'm now an aspirant coach. Synchro skating is my favourite discipline because I think 16…

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Eva CHEKANAUSKA | (LAT)
Correspondent

I started synchro when I was 16 years old (I was doing single skating from of age of 7) in the very first day of team Amber. Now, 6 years later, at age of 22 I have become a coach of our team and…

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Wilde EMMY | (NED)
Correspondent

I'm a former synchronized skater. I have skated in several teams (Juvenile up until Senior) for The Netherlands and Belgium. I also coached synchro teams in Belgium for a few years. Besides my full…

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Sabrina SNOAD | (NZL)
Correspondent

I started Skating when I was 8 years old and joined synchro soon after, at my home club in Auckland, NZ. In 2016 I joined the senior team Nova based in Brisbane, Australia, while finishing high…

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Kopeć JUSTYNA | (POL)
Photographer

I'm a skater myself (Adult) and I compete in the Mixed Age category, so I appreciate watching every Junior and Senior team (as they usually have their starts the other day than me!). I love…

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Anna NEGASHEVA | (RUS)
Correspondent

Hi everyone! I've been skating in Team Junost' for 4 years! As a member of the team I became two times World Junior Champion and won Nationals twice. I'm also multiply winner of the international…

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Alena MANDZHIEVA | (RUS)
Correspondent

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)
Correspondent

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)
Correspondent

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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Navaz SUMAR | (SWE)
Photographer

I am a photographer based in Borås, Sweden. I like to photograph a broad range of subjects and do not feel that my photography should be limited to one specific genre. I also enjoy images taken in…

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Sebastien MULLER | (SWE)
Photographer

I am working as astronomer and I am always delighted by the wonders of nature. With my wife and two daughters, we saw once people skating on a frozen lake, beautiful ladscape on a deep blue sky…

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Tara TAHIL | (USA)
Correspondent

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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Sophie DAVIS | (USA)
Correspondent

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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Heidi WEBER-HOWE | (USA)
Correspondent

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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