Five U.S. Teams Head to Two International Competitions This Week
(2/6/19) – Five teams will
represent the United States in two international synchronized skating
competitions this week. In Zagreb, Croatia, 2019 Zagreb Snowflakes Trophy is
set for Feb. 8-9, while 2019 Trophy D’Ecosse will take place from Feb. 8-10 in
Dumfries, Great Britain.
Zagreb Snowflakes Trophy, the Skyliners will
make their second appearance of the season after finishing sixth in the senior
competition at Mozart Cup last month. In 2017, the team won the title at Zagreb
Snowflakes. Miami University will
also take the ice for the second time this season. The 2018 U.S. bronze
medalists finished fifth at Leon Lurje Trophy in January and will be making
their first ever appearance at this event.
the junior division in Zagreb, two U.S. teams will look for a spot on the podium.
Fresh off a silver-medal performance at Leon Lurje Trophy, the Starlights will perform for the second
time this season. In 2017, the reigning U.S. junior bronze medalists captured
the title at this event. Making their first international appearance of the
season, the Fond du Lac Blades will also
represent Team USA in Croatia. In just their third international season, the
team will be making their first appearance at this event.
The Crystallettes are the sole U.S.
team attending Trophy D’Ecosse in the senior division. They will make their
international season debut in Dumfries, Great Britain.
the event websites for more information on both competitions—Zagreb
Snowflakes Trophy and Trophy D’Ecosse.