2008–09 synchronized skating season

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2008–09 synchronized skating season
Date: July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2009
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The 2008–09 synchronized skating season began on July 1, 2008, and ended on June 30, 2009. During this season, which was concurrent with the season for the other four disciplines (men's single, ladies' single, pair skating and ice dancing), elite synchronized skating teams competed on the International Skating Union (ISU) Championship level at the 2009 World Championships and Junior World Challenge Cup. They also competed at various other international as well as national synchronized skating competitions.

Competitions[edit]

The 2008–09 season included the following competitions:

Key
ISU Championships Other international Nationals
Date Event Type Level Location Details
2008
December 19–21 French Figure Skating Championships[1] Nats. Sen., Jun. Colmar, France Details
2009
January 30 — February 1 Prague Cup Other int. Sen., Jun. Prague, Czech Republic Details
February 6–8 French Cup Other int. Sen., Jun. Rouen, France
February 13–14 15th Spring Cup Other int. Sen., Jun. Sesto San Giovanni, Italy Details
February 20–22 Jegvirag Cup Other int. Sen., Jun. Miskolc, Hungary Details
February 21–25 24th Winter Universiade Other int. Senior Harbin, China Details
February 26 — March 1 Canadian Synchronized Skating Championships Nats. Sen. Oshawa, Ontario, Canada Details
March 3–7 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships Nats. All Portland, Maine, United States Details
March 6–7 Finnish Synchronized Skating Championships Nats. Sen., Jun. Helsinki, Finland Details
March 12–14 Junior World Challenge Cup Other int. Junior Neuchâtel, Switzerland Details
March 20–22 Leon Lurje Trophy Other int. Novice Gothenburg, Sweden
April 1–4 World Championships ISU Champ. Senior Zagreb, Croatia Details
Type: ISU Champ. = ISU Championships; Other int. = International events except ISU Championships;
Nats. = National championships; Other dom. = Other national events
Levels: Sen. = Senior; Jun. = Junior; Nov. = Novice; Int. = Intermediate; Juv. = Juvenile; Col. = Collegiate; Ad. = Adult; Mas. = Masters

International medalists[edit]

Championships and major cups
Competition Gold Silver Bronze Source
World Championships Canada NEXXICE Finland Team Unique Sweden Team Surprise [2]
Junior World Challenge Cup Finland Team Fintastic Canada NEXXICE Finland Musketeers [3]
Other senior internationals
Competition Gold Silver Bronze Source
Prague Cup Finland Marigold IceUnity Finland Team Unique Sweden Team Surprise [4]
French Cup Finland Team Unique Finland Rockettes United States Haydenettes [5]
15th Spring Cup Germany Team Berlin 1 United States California Gold Sweden Team Boomerang [6]
Jegvirag Cup United States Western Michigan University Hungary Passion Sweden Seaside [7]
24th Winter Universiade Sweden Team Surprise Finland Rockettes Russia Paradise [8]

Season's best scores[edit]

Senior teams[edit]

Rank Name Country Best: Total score Event Best:
Short program
Event Best:
Free skating
Event
1 NEXXICE Canada 223.58 [2] World Championships 80.12 [9] World Championships 143.46 [10] World Championships
2 Team Unique Finland 220.28 [2] World Championships 82.36 [9] World Championships 137.92 [10] World Championships
3 Team Surprise Sweden 209.30 [2] World Championships 78.24 [9] World Championships 132.18 [8] 24th Winter Universiade
4 Haydenettes United States 207.40 [2] World Championships 77.10 [9] World Championships 130.30 [10] World Championships
5 Rockettes Finland 205.05 [5] French Cup 72.13 [5] French Cup 132.92 [5] French Cup
6 Marigold IceUnity Finland 204.08 [4] Prague Cup 78.68 [9] World Championships 129.46 [4] Prague Cup
7 black ice Canada 201.10 [2] World Championships 73.92 [9] World Championships 127.18 [10] World Championships
8 Paradise Russia 197.66 [4] Prague Cup 73.82 [9] Prague Cup 123.84 [4] Prague Cup
9 Miami University United States 188.42 [2] World Championships 71.62 [9] World Championships 116.80 [4][10] Prague Cup; World Championships
10 Team Berlin 1 Germany 182.26 [2] World Championships 68.84 [9] World Championships 113.66 [6] 15th Spring Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ Note: the French Figure Skating Championships included all disciplines: men's single, ladies's single, pair skating, ice dancing and synchronized skating.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Synchronized Senior – Result". International Skating Union. Retrieved 2013-04-11. 
  3. ^ Click "VIEW RESULTS" for each segment and the combined total.
  4. ^ a b c d e f Click "VIEW RESULTS" for each segment and the combined total.
  5. ^ a b c d Click "VIEW RESULTS" for each segment and the combined total.
  6. ^ a b Click "VIEW RESULTS" for each segment and the combined total.
  7. ^ Click "VIEW RESULTS" for each segment and the combined total.
  8. ^ a b Click "VIEW RESULTS" for each segment and the combined total.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Synchronized Senior - Short Program". International Skating Union. Retrieved 2013-04-11. 
  10. ^ a b c d e "Synchronized Senior - Free Skating". International Skating Union. Retrieved 2013-04-11.