Life in Synchro

Life in Synchro

Directed by Angela Pinaglia
A feature-length documentary about the toughest sport you’ve never heard of.



If a single figure skater is a marvel, a team of figure skaters is practically a miracle. Welcome to the beautiful, cold, hard world of synchronized ice skating - the toughest sport you’ve never heard of.

Synchro has been empowering generations of women since 1956 when it was founded by a father who saw the need for team sports for girls. Today these skaters lift, leap, and spin together in ways the rink has never seen before, but this innovative sport is still somehow overlooked by mainstream media.

Journey alongside incredible women around the country as they push their teams and themselves beyond the routine and up towards greatness. The stars of today, the newcomers, the passionate amateurs and the founders of the sport all have something to prove. They’re chasing Olympic dreams not just for themselves, but for their beloved sport. Together these skaters are out to prove the staying power of synchro.

Running time
54 minutes


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Oxford Film Festival, SLO International Film Festival, Woods Hole Film Festival, Middlebury New Filmmakers Fesitval, Richmond International Film Festival, Women Sports Film Festival, Kansas City FilmFest, Vail Film Festival
Best of Fest - DC Independent Film Festival, Best Documentar Nominee - Vail Film Festival



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