And that's two for the Helsinki Rockettes!


The Helsinki Rockettes also won the Neuchâtel Trophy two weeks ago in Switzerland. (Credits: Ice Galaxy - 2023)

The Leon Lurje Trophy ended on Saturday evening in Sweden. The Helsinki Rockettes added a 2nd Challenger Series victory in the Senior category. Their little sisters, Team Fintastic, are the Junior champions.

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Already in the lead after the short program, the Helsinki Rockettes won the Leon Lurje Trophy in Sweden this weekend. The Finnish team achieved the best scores, both on the technical side and in the components. 

Marigold IceUnity, also from Finland, kept their 2nd place after delivering a good free program called "The Elements". Les Suprêmes (CAN) had a very good free program, finishing 2nd in the free program but 3rd in the final. 

The Senior ranking changed slightly after the free programs. Haydenettes moved up to 4th place, and the Polish team Ice Fire also moved up in the ranking to finish in 7th place. 

Les Suprêmes Seniors - free program (Credits: Ice Galaxy - 2023)

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Three countries on the Junior podium
Not unexpectedly, Finland's Team Fintastic - the 2022 World Junior Champions - finished first in the competition by almost 10 points. 

Thanks to their very good free program, Les Suprêmes (CAN) moved up in the ranking, finishing 2nd.

4th after the short program, Skyliners Junior earned a place on the podium and go home with the bronze medal. 

The day did not go as well for Valley Bay Synchro. The Finnish team had a fall in the first intersection, which impacted the score. Second on Friday night, the Espoo team finished 4th.

Eleven junior teams participated in this third stage of the Challenger Series. 

 Nova Senior (CAN)  (Credits: Ice Galaxy - 2023)

Results - TOP 3

Leon Lurje Trophy 2023
Göteborg (SWE)
JAN 27, 2023 - JAN 29, 2023

TEAM Score
1Team Fintastic (FIN)197.19
2Les Suprêmes (CAN)187.89
3Skyliners (USA)182.29

TEAM Score
1Helsinki Rockettes (FIN)238.35
2Marigold IceUnity (FIN)229.05
3Les Suprêmes (CAN)225.34