The season 2009-2010 starts next Friday on the 25th of September 2009 with the Nebelhorn Trophy in Germany, Oberstdorf. Kiira will premiere her completely new short program and the free skating has also been renewed with new choreography and dress.
Kiira says that the training has gone well and without any illnesses, and because of the short last season she has been able to start basic training early and has a good start for the season.
There isn’t any special objectives for the first competition, but she aims skate a complete program and perform a jump sequence of a triple lutz and a double toe-loop. Later in the season the sequence would change to a set of two triple jumps.
The Nebelhorn competition is a place to demonstrate skills for the January’s European Championships in Tallinn, Estonia. Finland will have three places for the ladies competition. The two Vancouver Olympics 2010 places will be given based on the performances of the European Championships.
Because of the season starting, the Finnish News Agency (STT) wrote a news story which all the major news providers published: