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One hour of on ice shows to escape from everyday life

Cirque du Soleil is inviting skating lovers from all over the world for a brand new CirqueConnect 60-minute special. The public will discover this Friday May 15th some of the most thrilling moments from Cirque du Soleil’s first on ice shows: Crystal and Axel. Sheila Morin, chief marketing & experience officer in Cirque du Soleil, answers Jura Synchro’s questions.


Covid-19: When will teams be able to train? Global update, country by country.

While some countries have announced a reopening of the ice rinks, allowing synchro teams to practice again and already prepare the new season, others are still waiting and remain in an uncertain situation. We propose today a world tour in some countries that count many synchro teams.

1 athlete, 2 ISU teams, 4 programs

The pandemic of Covid-19 transforms our daily lives, limiting us in many ways. However, it can’t stop us from online-communication and virtual travels. Let’s mentally go to Russia and talk to Angelina Shapovalova, the team captain of Crystal Ice Junior and Crystal Ice Senior.

"Everyone is missing the ice so much"

Seven weeks... or almost 50 days since the rinks were closed and the British skaters were forced to put their skates away. In the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to announce plans about England's lockdown this Sunday. Interview with Harriet, a 29 year-old synchro skater living in London.


Finnish synchro teams will be allowed to go back on the ice!

According to this week´s decision of the government of Finland, inner and outdoor sports grounds are opened in a controlled way beginning from 1 June. That means that next month, all skating teams should have the opportunity to skate again.

2020 Survey: Winners, conclusions and new features

Thank you! The season 2019/2020, despite an unfortunate abrupt ending, was very rewarding and you were there once again to support us. The results of the survey showed that more and more people following the news and the work that the Jura Synchro team does. Before telling you about the winners, I would like to speak about the results of this survey and the future of Jura Synchro.

Team Lumineers awarded for the "most stylish synchro costume of the season"

The Senior team Lumineers has received a special distinction from the National Finnish Federation. The coaches Liisa Lakela and Maikki Merilehto, with the help of Henriikka Latva, have designed a simple and stylish costume for the free program "Swipe Right".

Covid-19: Learn how this team continues to practise

Have you ever thought about creating a team puzzle? Or a magazine? These very innovative ideas come from the Netherlands. The Senior Team Illumination is started off-ice training in "social distance" mode three times a week and is developing ways to stay united.


New guidelines and an extended age limit

The guidelines for the season 2020/21 are out. The Council of the International Skating Union (ISU) also decided that the Novice and Junior upper age limits will be extended by one year next season due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

"We didn’t have time to recruit new teammates"

As the new coronavirus continues to spread, Russia has stepped up its measures to slow the pandemic's spread within its borders. Skaters of Team Paradise, the multiple national champions, try to stay positive and keep training every day.

"I stay at home, they save lives!"

As French skaters are in the middle of their sixth week of lockdown, here's an overview of how Alicia and her Senior team Zoulous facing these troubled times.

Worlds: More money will be awarded next season

For the first time, the Council of the International Skating Union (ISU) decided that prize money will be given to the three medallists of the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships next season. Seniors champions will also receive more money.