On January 26-27 the city of Gdansk in northern Poland hosted the third edition of International Synchronized Skating Competition Hevelius Cup. The event brought together members of 26 teams to perform in front of several hundred viewers. Apart from Poland, there were participants from Finland, Netherland, Latvia, and Australia.
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.
The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships took place in Stockholm, Sweden, last weekend. If everything seemed to be done after the short programs, Saturday's competition brought a lot of surprises. Let’s have a look back on this long awaited competition which will remain one of the most exciting of the season.
Team Amber is the first and only ISU Senior level team in the Baltic region. This Senior team consists of 18 skaters, the coaches of the team are Anda Medne and the previous captain of the team Eva Cekanauska. A few days before the Worlds, interview.
Only a few days left before the World Synchronized Skating Championships 2016 in Budapest (WSSC 2016). This event will take place from 7 to 9 April in the Hungarian capital. This year 26 teams will participate and show their programs. Who are they ?
In order to best prepare this competition, you might want to know the participating teams better.