A beautiful sun and warm weather, 15 teams on the ice and the crowd cheering for its country: this is the painting of an amazing day in Trento for the International Mixed Age Trophy.
The World Synchronized Skating Championships 2018 in Stockholm started with excitement and varying short programs of 25 participating teams from 20 countries. The Ericsson Globe Arena was full of spurring groups in the audience, especially from Finland.
Last weekend in Dmitrov, in the Moscow region, took place the 5th edition of the Novice Cup. The peculiarity of this competition is that only the Novice Base and Advanced teams can participate. This year's event brought together 20 teams from different parts of Russia.
It is the end of the season for a little more than 10 teams after the final round of the French national championships which took place last weekend in Caen.
The last Swiss competition was held on Sunday 18 March 2018 in Biasca (TI). The 19 teams in the running (including 5 from Italy) did not disappoint the public and the judges by presenting great programs.
The first competition day of the 2018 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships took place on Friday evening in Zagreb, Croatia. The 2017 Junior World Champions Team Junost from Russia finished atop of the competition. Skyliners (USA) trails the leader by three points in second place, while Crystal Ice (RUS) also is provisionally third.
The team from Rouen will represent France for the second time at Junior Worlds. Last year they took the 14th place.
The Russian Team Paradise, Team Nova from Sweden and Team Junost (RUS) are the 2018 Budapest Cup champions in the ISU categories. In the Non-ISU divisions, the Mixed Age was a great success. The competition took place last weekend in the Hungarian capital.
After an exciting weekend full of drama, the Finnish champions are finally settled. Dream Edges won the Junior division and Marigold Ice Unity is the champion in the Senior category. Together with MIU, Team Unique will represent Finland at the World Championships in April even if Helsinki Rockettes are 2018 national vice-champions.