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A good form of exercise "that doesn’t impact the ankles"

Strict confinement is not in place everywhere. A synchro skater from Essex, England, has found a great alternative to continue training while ice rinks are actually closed in many countries: roller skating. Evangeline Perry shares her experience with us.


Team Fintastic (FIN): "We absolutely enjoyed every second on the ice"

The Team Fintastic (FIN) became World Junior Champions 2020 this Saturday in Nottingham, Great Britain. We talked to the team captains Emma Kaskinen and Karita Auvinen after their victory and ask them to speak about their experience.

Les Suprêmes Senior (CAN): "It is an incredible feeling to see our efforts rewarded"

After the Canadian National Championships this weekend in Calgary, Skate Canada named the teams that will represent the country at the ISU World Championships 2020. Les Suprêmes, the 2020 senior Canadian champions, and silver medallists Nexxice from Ontario. Seventh at the last Worlds in Helsinki, Nova Senior will have to stay home this season.

"In the future, we will probably use the Challenger Series as a qualification for Worlds"

The 4th and last stage of the Synchronized Skating Challenger Series will be held this weekend in Italy! With 15 Junior and 23 Senior teams announced this weekend, the Spring Cup will be a really important competition and teams will try to collect a maximum of points. A few hours before the start of the event, we take stock of the situation with Philippe Maitrot, the Chair of the ISU Technical Committee!


VIDEO: The great journey of the Australian teams

Each season, teams from Australia travel thousands of kilometers to compete in synchro competitions in Europe. This was the case, for example, for the Ice Storm and Nova teams which recently competed in Poland and France. Discover our interview with these senior skaters who train on the other side of the globe.

Marilyn Langlois: "The motivation is at its best"

The Quebec teams Les Suprêmes (CAN) have just landed in France for the French Cup this weekend! Between two visits to the Eiffel Tower, the coach Marilyn Langlois looks back on the very good start of the season for her teams. In fact, in addition to the qualification for the Junior Worlds, the two teams in Montreal both won gold at Winterfest, a really important event in the synchro calendar!

"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 in California"

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.