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"We do plan to continue the California Cup next year"

It has been a week since the California Cup 2019 in Irvine, CA, took on the west side of the American coast. Let's talk about this first historic edition of the Synchronized Skating Challenger Series with the president of the organizing committee Russ Scott from the Glacier Falls FSC.


Helsinki Rockettes (FIN) video interview: "We did our best"

Representing Finland at the first stage of the synchronized skating Challenger Series, Helsinki Rockettes took the gold title in California on Saturday evening. The Finnish team scored 211.57 after both programs.

The Haydenettes, ready for the California Cup!

In just two days, the 2019 California Cup will open in Irvine, USA. This competition that counts as a Challenger Series’s stage will host many top teams from around the world. Haydenettes' team captains Sarah and Cameron talk about this event.

Team Unique: "This was an important win for us. We have done a lot of mental work"

By winning the first qualifications in Finland, the Senior Team Unique racked up a first season best score last weekend in Helsinki. A few hours after their victory, the captains gave their impressions to Jura Synchro.


Leena Laaksonen: "It’s hard to know how far the Olympic dream is"

A few days ago, we told you about the seminar given by Leena Laaksonen (FIN) in Switzerland. ISU judge, referee, and technical controller for synchronized skating, this skating specialist is talking about the new season that is fast approaching and the development of synchronized skating.

Leena Laaksonen: "Try to bring something new to the sport to develop it"

Member of single and pair ISU Technical Committee, ISU judge, referee, and technical controller for synchronized skating, Leena Laaksonen from Finland knows synchro very well. She travels around the world to give seminars. We met her when she was in Switzerland, near the city of Bern.

Andrea Gilardi: "I was overwhelmed by thousands of emotions"

Italy's Hot Shivers made their debut among the World's best synchronized skating teams at the World Championships in Helsinki a few weeks ago. While synchro teams are already going back to training, we took the time to meet the Italian coach, Andrea Gilardi. He talks about his experience in Finland with his team.

Ida Hellström (FIN) is the new synchronized skating representative

Representing Finland, Ida Hellström was elected last weekend by the athletes competing at the World Synchronized Skating Championships 2019 in Helsinki. Elected to the ISU Athletes Commission... who is Ida? Here is her interview!


"We formed our team only three months ago"

Oumi Synchro is a new Japanese team of 8 skaters who debuted in 2019 Japan Synchronized Skating Open Competition on 2 -3 March. In the programme booklet, they described themselves as a very young team with skaters with rich individual personality. So how did they manage to form a team? Let’s meet Minami Maeda from Oumi Synchro team to learn a few things about the team.

Steel City Trophy 2019: "We’ve already planned the date for 2020"

Sheffield's first international synchronized skating competition took place last weekend. 33 teams competed across two days, from Elementary to Senior B. Let's take a look at the Steel City Trophy with Amanda Hembrow-Jones.

Neuchâtel is ready to host the Junior Worlds in one week

The 2019 ISU Junior World Synchronized Skating Championship will take place Friday and Saturday, March 15th-16th in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. One week before the start of the event, we met Chantal Maspoli, president of the organizing committee.

Nova Senior: "We look forward to representing Canada in Finland!"

After winning the gold medal last Saturday in Waterloo, the skaters of Nova Senior (CAN) answer our questions. The young team from Quebec won for the first time the Canadian championship last weekend. Let's look back on this incredible competition with two skaters of the team.