ISU Synchronized Skating Championships

Originally called Precision Skating, Synchronized Skating was introduced in the 1950s.  Synchronized Skating is a team sport with 16 Skaters (plus up to 4 alternates). It is a highly technical form of Figure Skating characterized by a harmonious combination of speed, precisions, unison, intricate formations, synchro elements, difficult footwork, spectacular lifts and exciting transitions.

ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships®

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships started in 2000 and is the most prestigious annual international competition in the field of Synchronized Skating. It awards the Teams according to their performances in both a Short and Free Skating Program. Teams eligible for the event must represent an ISU Member nation, and consist of 16 Skaters each (plus up to four alternates).

*Teams and must fulfill a number of further participation requirements as specified in the ISU Constitution and General Regulations 2022 (see Rules 102, 108, 109 and 130  and ISU Communication N. 2030).

ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships

The ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships started in 2013 and was originally held biennially. In 2017, it  has grown into an annual format to become the most renowned yearly international competition for juniors in the field of Synchronized Skating. It awards the Teams according to their performances in both a Short and Free Skating Program. Teams eligible for the event must represent an ISU Member nation. They consist of 16 Skaters each (plus up to four alternates), who should be aged between 13 and 19 years old*.

 *Teams must fulfill a number of further participation requirements as specified in the ISU Constitution and General Regulations 2022 (see Rules 102, 108, 109 and 130  and ISU Communication N. 2030).

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The International Skating Union (ISU) is pleased to announce that the International Synchronized Skating Competitions for the season 2023/24 have been published.

May 31, 2023

Immerse yourself in the electrifying atmosphere of the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships as Team Haydenettes (USA) prepare to showcase their skills on the grand stage.

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As the Helsinki Rockettes prepared for the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2023, the team’s dedication and hard work were evident in their daily routine. The team achieved a second place finish at the ISU World Championships in Lake Placid (USA). Their performance was a testament to their hard work, dedication and talent.

May 03, 2023

Les Suprêmes (CAN) successfully defended their title from the challenge of Finnish teams Helsinki Rockettes and Team Unique as the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships wrapped up Saturday in Lake Placid (USA) with the Free Skating.

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