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CLUB HISTORY

1989

Eight female skaters, both dancers and figure skaters, start skating together. A new discipline  is born: folk group skating. The history of Hot Shivers begins thanks to Maria Luisa Elli, mother of two athletes of the group, who takes the responsibility of leading and promoting this new discipline. She indeed establishes Precision Skating Milano, first club introducing synchronized skating in Italy.

 
     
       
   

1990/1991
Andrea Gilardi introduces the basis of Precision Team Skating, born in the USA in 1956, in order to give the team new incentives and goals.

1991/1992
First Interregional Trophy, first step towards the recognition of the discipline at federal level.
In May 1992 the Precision Team Skating is officially recognized as an I.S.U. discipline.

1992/1993
The Senior team takes part in its first international competition in Minneapolis.
The name “Hot Shivers” is now the new name of the team.

1993/1994
First Italian Championships of Precision Team Skating.

1994/1995
Precision Skating Milano organizes the first edition of Spring Cup, the first international synchronized competition taking place in Italy.

1995/1996
First I.S.U. World Challenge Cup in Boston (USA).

1996/1997
Second I.S.U. World Challenge Cup in Turku (Finland).

1997/1998
Hot Shivers Novice team is born. Third I.S.U. World Challenge Cup in Bordeaux (F).

1998/1999
Fourth I.S.U. World Challenge Cup in Goteborg (Sweden).

1999/2000
I.S.U. congress decides to adopt the name “Synchronized Skating” at international level, instead of “Precision Team Skating”. After four years of World Challenge Cup, the first I.S.U. World Championship of Synchronized Skating takes place in Minneapolis (USA).

2000/2001
World Championship in Helsinki (Finland).
First World Challenge Cup for Juniors in Neuchâtel (Switzerland).
First international competition for Novices in Widnau (Switzerland).

 2001/2002
World Championship in Rouen (France).
World Challenge Cup for Juniors in Zagreb (Croatia).
The Precision Skating Milano win the Italian championship in all the categories.
The
Juvenile team is born.

2002/2003
World Championship in Ottawa (Canada).
World Challenge Cup for Juniors in Kungsbacka (Sweden).

2003/2004
World Championship in Zagreb (Croatia).
World Challenge Cup for Juniors in Milan (Italy).

2004/2005
World Championship in Goteborg (Sweden): Hot Shivers get back in the world TOP 10.
World Challenge Cup for Juniors in Neuchâtel (Switzerland).
Hot Shivers Novice win the Spring Cup for the first time.

2005/2006
World Championship in Prague (Czech Republic).
World Challenge Cup for Juniors in Helsinki (Finland).
Hot Shivers Novice win the Spring Cup for the second year in succession.

2006/2007
World Championship in London, Ontario (Canada).
World Challenge Cup for Juniors in Nottingham (UK).

Synchronized skating is part of the Winter Universiade in Turin as a demonstrative discipline. Team Hot Shivers is nominated to rapresent Italy.

Hot Shivers take part for the first time in the “Christmas Gala Lancia Ice”, that took place at Palavela in Turin.

2007/2008
World Championship in Budapest (Hungary).
World Challenge Cup for Juniors in Rouen ( France).

As a consequence of  growing interest in synchronized skating in the whole Europe, Hot Shivers, being the best national team, are invited to take part into international galas such as the “Golden Skate Awards” in Milan, “Convention Toro Assurances” and the “St. Valentine Gala Lancia Ice” in Turin, and “Frills on the frozen lake” in Como, to celebrate thirty years of  GGR club.

 2008/2009
World Championship in Zagreb (Croatia).
World Challenge Cup for Juniors in Neuchâtel (Switzerland).

Hot Shivers Senior take part in the second edition of the “Golden Skate Awards” in Milan, in the “Gran Gala Lancia Ice” in Turin and for the first time in the “Ice Gala” in Bolzano. They also take part in the “Christmas on Ice” gala in Selva di Val Gardena and in the benefit show “Dancing on ice” in Varese.

2010/2011
Campionati Mondiali a Helsinki (FIN).
World Challenge Cup for Juniors a Neuchatel (Svizzera).

Hot Shivers Senior take part in the "Ice Christmas Gala" a Milano Assago, in the "Ice Gala" di Bolzano and also take part in the "Golden Celebrities on Ice"in Rome.

2011/2012
Campionati Mondiali a Goteborg (Svezia).
World Challenge Cup for Juniors a Goteborg (Svezia).

Le Hot Shivers Senior take part in the "Opera on Ice" held in the Arena di Verona and in the " Ice Gala" di Bolzano.