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Okanagan trampoline gymnasts vying for national stature

The Okanagan Gymnastics trampoline team hosted the third annual Okanagan Invitational trampoline and tumbling competition at UBC-O last weekend.

The event was the third of four trials for the National level athletes to qualify to Canadian Championships.

Rachel Stone finished with three medals over the weekend with a gold in Women’s Novice 15+ category tumbling, a silver in the Women’s Novice 15+ trampoline and a second gold in the Women’s Novice 15+ double mini trampoline event.

Stephanie Ott finished with silver in Women’s National Novice 15+ tumbling.

Emma Tucker also earned three medals over the weekend by winning the Women’s National Novice 10 to 14 tumbling and double mini events and earning a silver medal in the individual trampoline event.

Kyle Clemmer finished in first place in Men’s senior tumbling while Sam Smith won the Women’s Senior trampoline competition.

Brittany Falconer won the Women’s Open trampoline event and the double mini event.  Trevor Stirling won gold in the Men’s Youth trampoline and Emily Crichton won the Women’s Novice 15+ trampoline.

Danielle Gruber finished in first place in Women’s Novice 11-14 year old trampoline while Tucker finished in second and Stephanie Hill finished in third.

Okanagan athletes finished first through sixth place in this event. Jill Bobyn, Cami Hill and Zoe Paquet finished fourth through sixth, respectively.

Gruber earned her second medal of the weekend in the Women’s Novice 11-14 year old double mini event finishing in second place.

Stephanie Hill earned the gold on double mini trampoline in the Women’s provincial level A category while Jill Bobyn finished with the silver medal.

Sarah Croteau finished in first place in the Women’s Provincial Level A category in individual trampoline.

Jack Graves earned gold medals in the Men’s Provincial Level B individual trampoline and in the Men’s Provincial C double mini trampoline.

Luke Friesen won the Men’s Senior Double mini trampoline event.

Bianca Radil finished with a bronze medal in the Women’s Provincial level B double mini trampoline event.

Emily Welsh finished with a silver medal in the Women’s Provincial C double mini trampoline.

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