The 2013 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships gets under way in Boston, USA, next week, from 3 to 6 April, The first two days are practice days, so the competition proper starts on 5 April with the short programme, followed by the free programme on 6 April.
Team competing include: Australia – Nova, Canada 1 – Nexxice, Canada 2 – Les Supremes, Croatia – Zagreb Snowflakes, Czech Republic – Olympia, Finland 1 – Team Unique, Finland 2 – Marigold IceUnity, France – Les Zoulous, Germany – Team Berlin 1, Hungary – Team Passion, Italy – Hot Shivers, Japan – Jingu Ice Messengers Grace, Mexico – Merging Edge, Russia 1 – Paradise, Russia 2 – Tartarstan, South Africa – Team Sun Things, Sweden 1 – Team Surprise, Sweden 2 – Team Boomerang, USA 1 – Haydenettes, USA 2 – Miami University.
There is no British entry. IW synchro skaters will no doubt be supporting Sweden’s Team Surprise, coached by Andrea Dohany, who has also helped develop the Wight Jewels so much this past season.
The event is sold out. In the US and US territories only it is possible to watch via subscription to icenetwork.com.
Official site: http://2013synchroworlds.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/usfigureskating #Synchro2013
Live coverage (US only): http://web.icenetwork.com/events/detail.jsp?id=68421