Held in the Finnish city of Espoo, the Finlandia Trophy 2019 was the very first competition for the senior teams to show their new short programs. The new 2019/20 season started with a fierce battle to the top spots.
The 24th Finlandia Trophy took palce in Espoo during 11-13 October. Late Saturday evening was brought to a climax by Russian Team Paradise which won the short program competition. Only five Senior teams took part in this invitational competition, but the quality replaced the number when the teams represented the top of synchro skating in the World. Helsinki Rockettes (FIN) took the silver medal and Team Unique (FIN) was placed third.
The Finlandia Trophy 2019 will be held in Espoo (FIN), October 11 to 13. Five high-level teams from Russia and Finland have been entered for this event. Here is what to expect this weekend.
Six teams across four divisions competed for the National Titles. The competition took place this weekend in Gore, in the South of New Zealand.
Shanghai Trophy is the first international synchro competition of the season, where 4 Senior teams invited by the ISU will compete their free programs for the first time. It is the only competition in the world that hosts events for Figure, Synchronised and Short Track Speed Skating together, which makes for a truly unique experience. Behind the scenes of Shanghai Trophy with our correspondent and Australian skater, Alex.
Three Junior teams and the single Senior team from France started their competitive season last weekend in Villard de Lans (France). Competing both Short and Free, the teams are now ready to work harder on their programs.
The season will start this Friday for four N1 French teams (Junior and Senior) in the mountains of Villard de Lans. The Senior team "Les Zoulous" multiple French National champion unveils the first seconds of their short program exclusively for Jura Synchro.
Macquarie Ice Rink hosted the first competition of the Australian synchro calendar, Sydney Synch Festival, on Saturday August 30th and Sunday September 1st, welcoming many new and returning teams across 9 different divisions.
In Japan, the new synchro season starts with new programs! Jingu Ice Messengers have unveiled their latest programs to all eager spectators!