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The magic of the Mixed Age category

Too old, too young, or not enough skaters? Mixed Age covers you. No age limit and a lot of diversity within and between teams make this category the most unique of them all. But how does this affect what is otherwise so normal in other categories? Fifteen European Mixed Age teams talk about who they are, what makes them special, and why they are so important for synchronized skating in general.

Canada cancelled the national Synchronized Skating Championships

"The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to deliver uncertainty surrounding skating events and activities around the country," explains Skate Canada in a press release on Tuesday. The federation decided to cancel the 2021 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships. The event was scheduled to take place in Sherbrooke, QC, in February 2021.

The power of adult synchronized skating teams

Adult categories are becoming more and more popular in the United Kingdom and many other countries in the world. Today, let's meet the team Dreigiau Dawnsio who won’t be back on the ice until next year as their venue has been used as a temporary hospital to help any hospital overflows during the pandemic.

"When my daughter skates with her teammates, she truly shines!"

Kendal and her daughter Amai discovered synchronized skating in Los Angeles during the last season. Let's meet today this skater mom new to synchro.

A free program choreography from 5953 km distance

For their new free program, the German skaters from Team United Angels experienced a particular working method. Marilyn Langlois, the famous Canadian coach from Montreal, should have joined the team during their camp in Oberstdorf, but due to the COVID-19 and the travel restrictions, the synchro coach wasn't able to come to Germany. Therefore, the team coach Chrisi and Marilyn Langlois decided to maintain the camp... via video call.

"Doing something lyrical and beautiful just felt like the right choice"

The season is about to start in Finland with the first competition expected in less than a month. The Team Unique took this opportunity to reveal its themes for the upcoming season.

In a month, these synchro teams should be able to compete again

Hopes are high in Italy, a country that should organize its first synchro competition of the season next month. After the difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, how are doing the senior teams? What are their goals for this season? Overview.

The ISU launches a new online project for synchro teams

The ISU Synchronized Skating Technical Committee provides an opportunity for international and championship synchronized skating teams to have several synchro elements evaluated by ISU and international officials prior to the upcoming competition season. The "Online Element Evaluation" project has been presented on Monday. We tell you everything!

"The only thing we can do is to keep a positive mind and keep training with the same intensity"

The Covid-19 is changing the skating season in Quebec. Since the announcement of the ice rinks' closure in the province until October 28, synchronized skating teams are keeping their spirits up and finding alternatives. Reactions.

COVID-19: Ice rinks closing for 2 weeks in the Czech Republic

The Czech government has imposed new restrictions, closing all indoor sports spaces, including ice rinks. Czech synchro teams will now only be allowed to train outside, or individually at home.

Ieva and Kristine, twins and synchro skaters who share the same passion

Have you ever imagined skating on the same team as your twin sister? This is what Ieva and Kristine experienced in the Team Amber team in Latvia. The interview with these two young women, now coaches, was carried out in August when they organized a skating training camp and planned a second camp in Denmark.

A new format for the competitions in the USA

Due to the impact of COVID-19, U.S. Figure Skating has approved recently an updated structure for the 2020-21 synchronized skating season. "The goal of this updated format is to provide competitive opportunities for teams at every level in various geographic regions," the federation explains in a press release.