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What happened in the 2019 German Championships this weekend?

Multiple-time German Champions Team Berlin 1 returned to competition in style this weekend, taking a strong lead at the 2019 National Championships in Berlin. Junior, Novice, Mixed Age, Adult, Juvenile and Basic Novice also battled for top spots. 


Winterfest 2019: Nexxice teams skate to lead in Short Program

Reigning Canadian Champions Nexxice took the Senior’s Short Program at Winterfest on Friday in Brampton, ON (CAN). Nexxice stands also in first place in the Junior division after the first competition day. 

Throwback to French nationals and “Stars de la Glace” show for Les Zoulous

Three weeks after their first ISU win, (Winter Cup in Belgium), Les Zoulous were crowned national champions for the 18th time of their story. The competition meets a total of 6 different disciplines and took place December 13th to December 16th in the ski resort of Vaujany. Only synchronized skating representatives, Les Zoulous logically finished at the first place.

Lumière Cup: "We felt like we were ready to try and get the ISU label"

Ten days ago, the city of Eindhoven in the Netherlands hosted the Lumière Cup. The event was labeled as ISU competition for the first time. We asked 5 questions to the Chair of the organizing committee, Ellie van Soest.


First Amber Cup: Synchro skating develops in the Baltic countries

The previous weekend, 14-15th of December, the history of synchro in Latvia was made. The first synchronized skating competition with ISU status and judges was held in Riga, Kurbads Ice Rink. Kurbads is the newest ice rink in Latvia and the home rink of only synchronized skating club in Latvia – Amber.

Gold medals for Hot Shivers at the Italian Nationals

Last weekend, the city of Trento has again demonstrated the passion for skating by hosting the 2019 Italian Figure Skating Championships. It’s the most important national competition. 

Russia: The battle rages for the Nationals

The last stage of the Russian Cup took place in Tolyatti at the beginning of the week. 39 teams competed in Senior, Junior, Advanced and Basic Novice categories. For Junior and Advanced Novice teams, it was the last chance to receive the ticket to the National Championships, which will be held 11-13 January in Yoshkar-Ola.

Marigold IceUnity and Dream Edges are the winners of Second Finnish Qualifications

The second Qualifications for Finnish teams were held in Tampere this weekend. Marigold IceUnity won the Seniors’ competition and Dream Edges was the best Junior team. The second section of Novice teams also had their competition – Starlights took the first place.


Second Finnish Qualifications started on Saturday in Tampere

The second National Synchronized Skating Qualification in Finland started today in Tampere. After the short programs, Marigold IceUnity leads the Senior competition. In Juniors, Dream Edges took the first place and Team Dynamique is the winner of today´s Novice competition. 

Dr. Porter Competition: Anything but Classic (Part 1)

The classic Dr. Porter competition was anything but ordinary. Teams came with their game faces and a passion to make the podium. Teams made history by showing off their new programs for the season, and came with a fire that is not going to fade out anytime soon. Their flame is only growing and with this being many teams second competition of the season, it was a very impressive one.

DR. PORTER COMPETITION: ANYTHING BUT CLASSIC (PART 2)

The classic Dr. Porter competition was anything but ordinary. Teams came with their game faces and a passion to make the podium. Teams made history by showing off their new programs for the season, and came with a fire that is not going to fade out anytime soon. Their flame is only growing and with this being many teams second competition of the season, it was a very impressive one.

Team Australia announced as National Championships wrap up in Sydney

The Australian Figure Skating Championships were held last weekend on December 1st and 2nd at Macquarie Ice Rink in Sydney. 43 teams competed across 7 divisions, making this the largest nationals ever in Australia.