You maybe have noticed that the past few days, the International Skating Union (ISU) was posting on their social media about skating costumes! Let's take a moment to speak about costumes in synchro.
On the second competition day of World Junior Championship, the 21 teams continued their race with their all-out effort. The first 4 teams from Short Program kept their positions while middle-tier teams’ positions have shifted much.
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 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 the short programs on Saturday, the junior and senior teams presented their free program on Sunday. By the Juniors, Idel of Russia maintained their first place and the top 3 has not changed. In the senior category, Team Surprise won the gold title.
The 2018 Spring Cup takes place this weekend in Sesto San Giovanni, Italy. On Saturday, the junior and senior teams presented their short program. Novice teams competed with the free program.
For the Junior and Senior divisions, the 2018 Mozart Cup took place on Friday and Saturday in the scenic city of Salzburg in Austria. Les Suprêmes (CAN) bring home two medals, in gold and bronze. Teams from Russian, from the USA, and Finland completed the podiums.
On Sunday evening, the participating teams celebrated on the ice of Neuchâtel in Switzerland. The competition ended with magnificent performances presented by teams of international level. In juniors and seniors, gold remained in Finnish hands. Summary of this second day of competition!
On Saturday, January 20th, 18 synchro teams skated during this first day of the 2018 Tissot Neuchâtel Trophy, which officially launches the season of competitions in Switzerland.
And the gold... for Team Paradise! The Russian team won on Saturday night the ISU Seniors World Synchronized Skating Championships in Colorado Springs, USA. The Finnish Marigold Ice Unity took the silver medal at a few tenths of a point and the Canadian Nexxice received the bronze.