The ISU has published Communication 2247, which outlines the new technical requirements for 2019-20. This replaces Communication 2182.
In the coming weeks, I’ll post a longer summary of what’s new. At a glance, here are some of the more significant changes:
- Four (4) difficulty levels instead of three (3) for the Intersection, Move Element, and Synchronized Spin.
- Fewer feature options for Artistic Elements.
- Some very interesting new features for Traveling Circles.
- Extra features to add difficulty to death spirals.
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With the 2019 World Synchronized Skating Championships barely a week behind us, it’s already time to start planning for next season. The Well Balanced Program Content for 2019-20 has been released, and programs will look quite different from what we saw this year. Here are the changes. (more…)
2019 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships
April 12-13, 2019
Short Programs: Friday, April 12 – 10:00 AM, EDT (5:00 PM Helsinki)
Free Programs: Saturday, April 13 – 6:45 AM, EDT (1:45 PM Helsinki)