February 14, 2019

It doesn't seem possible that with teams continuing their on-ice practicing and with the Canadian National Synchronized Skating Championships still on the horizon that we are almost ready to turn the page. By turning the page, I mean starting to shift gears from this s...

January 31, 2019

Who likes fun and free?

I do! I do!

Dress Wright Synchro is launching a new contest where one lucky person will win a free T-shirt prize pack for their team with their team’s logo. Nobody is better in the skating world at showing Team Pride, which is what we are calling...

January 17, 2019

Let’s talk big picture

It is widely understood that synchronized skating is the fastest growing discipline in figure skating today. Capitalizing on its popularity is a pathway for keeping prospective skaters engaged and, on the ice longer. No more do we think of synchro...

January 10, 2019

Winterfest 2019 wrapped up over the weekend at the CAA Centre in Brampton with over 100 teams and 1,000 synchronized skaters competing. It was the chance for skaters, coaches, officials and fans to see some excellent skating.

 Stephanie Klein, the Coordinator, Coaching...

December 13, 2018

I love looking back in time. Synchronized skating was once called precision skating and had as many as 36 skaters on the ice at one time way back in the day. Figure skating’s newest and fastest growing sport may have had its roots even further back than we know.

To find...

December 6, 2018

One of the things I love most about synchronized skating is watching a story unfold through movement on the ice.  It turns out that expressing stories, ideas and themes through music is as old as time.

Former Burlington Ice Image choreographer Aimée McKenzie, who holds...

November 8, 2018

If I’ve said it once, I have said it a million times: “the three Cs in skating have to match and they are Concept, Costuming and Choreography.”.

The costumes hang on the musical and choreography hooks in synchronized skating

I want to look out on the ice and have a hint...

February 20, 2018

I went to see the movie I, Tonya, and I will admit that I had forgotten what the dresses looked like in the early 1990s. The styles reflected the times.

February 13, 2018

Love is in the air. Make no mistake about it, the fans and skaters devoted to the sport of synchronized skating are second to none in terms of their passion.

February 6, 2018

Stunning. That’s the word that most skaters want people to be saying and thinking about their dress, as they take their opening pose.

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