The wild west is the place of legends: cowboys and sheriffs come to mind, but of course we are talking about the legends that emerged from day 2 of the 2020 Canadian Synchronized Skating Championships that take place this weekend in Calgary.
The first day of competition at the 2020 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships in Calgary was an exciting one at best. On Friday, the event saw Canada’s best Novice, Junior and Senior teams take to the ice, vying for national titles. Les Suprêmes Seniors and Nexxice Junior are currently skated in the lead in the Short Program.
The 26th Japan National Synchronized Skating Championship was held on 8 to 9 February 2020 in Hitachinaka city of Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Additionally, the 2020 Japan Synchronized Skating Open Competition was also held under same roof.
The 2020 Ontario Regional championships took place at the Markham Centennial Community Centre from February 7th-9th. 89 teams from Windsor to Ottawa competed over the 3 day period, with teams in Novice, Intermediate, Open, Junior and Senior vying for a trip to the 2020 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships in Calgary, Alberta in just over 2 weeks.
The three day Trophy D’Ecosse kicked started this weekend at Dumfries Ice Bowl Leisure Complex, Dumfries, Scotland, comprising of 44 teams. Encompassing the Scottish Championships, teams were also vying for their national title. Friday and Saturday saw the Junior and Senior categories and the non-ISU categories were interspersed throughout the weekend.
This was an incredible weekend for Team Mystique! The little sisters of Team Unique won the third Finnish qualification for Juniors. The team will represent Finland as Team FIN1 at the Worlds Junior Synchronized Skating Championship 2020 in Nottingham, United Kingdom in March. Even after a difficult short program this weekend, Team Fintastic will be FIN2.
Because of the big amount of the teams in every category, the competition was divided into two groups. On Saturday the 8th of February, the skaters of Group 2 performed. 12 Adult, 18 Beginners, 10 Basic Novice, 9 Juvenile, 9 Senior B and 10 Junior B teams skated their programs.
Best Junior teams from Finland compete for access to the World Championships this weekend. Teams skated their short programs on Saturday and both record points and failures were seen. Team Mystique is currently leading the competition.
This coming weekend there will be the synchronized skating 2nd Interclub-level qualification competition and the Junior ISU qualification for the World Championships arranged in Helsinki Finland. The five best Junior teams of this season participate in this competition.