Contributed.                                OGC’s Jorydn Yendley (left) and Travis Towers brought medals home from the Canadian Championships-Trampoline Gymnastics.

Contributed. OGC’s Jorydn Yendley (left) and Travis Towers brought medals home from the Canadian Championships-Trampoline Gymnastics.

OGC athletes fly high at trampoline nationals

Eight athletes from Okanagan gymnasts compete at Canadian Championships in Lethbridge

Led by Jordyn Yendley, the Okanagan Gymnastics Centre turned in a strong performance at the Canadian Championships for Trampoline Gymnastics in Lethbridge, AB.

Eight OGC athletes competed in the three-day event which also served as trials for the World Age Group Championships, this November in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Yendley competed in five events, winning one gold and three silver medals. She finished took gold in the junior double mini trampoline and second place in junior individual trampoline.

Jordyn and her partner, Alexandra Boucher, of Calgary, also won the silver medal in synchronized trampoline. Yendley also took part in team finals helped BC to the silver medal on double mini trampoline.

Yendley has had a commendable year and is on track to qualify for the World Age Group Championships.

Travis Towers won two individual medals in men’s level 6, placing second in individual trampoline and second in double mini trampoline. His best finish came with the B.C. men’s team which placed first overall.

Andrew Martin placed sixth in senior men’s trampoline competing against 17 other athletes.

Competing in level 6, 18+, Emily Welsh placed sixth in trampoline and fourth in double mini trampoline.

Taya Lawless competed in level 5, 17+ and finished 25th in trampoline and 13th in double mini trampoline.

#OGCRepresent Congratulations to OGC TG athletes at Nationals! What a way to end the competition season! Check out some of the results: Travis Towers – Level 6, 2nd place Trampoline and Double Mini Tramp. 1st place Team BC Double Mini Trampoline. Jordyn Yendley – 1st Place Double Mini Trampoline, 2nd place individual Trampoline and 2nd place Synchronized Trampoline. Madi Eagle – Level 5, 7th place Trampoline, 8th Place Double Mini Trampoline. Emily Welsh – 6th place on Trampoline and 4th Place Double Mini Trampoline. Congratuations to Max, Janiah, Taya, Andrew and Jordan for their accomplishments at Nationals as well! . . . #healthymindsandbodies #trampoline #nationals #teambc #teamcanada #okanagangymnastics #gymnastics #kelowna #kelownaathletes

A post shared by Okanagan Gymnastics Centre (@okanagangymnastics) on

Three Okanagan trampoline athletes attended their first Canadian Championships.

Madison Eagle competed in level 5, women’s 16-and-under, making finals in both double mini and trampoline. In a field of 38 athletes, Eagle finished eighth on double mini trampoline, and in a field of 49, finished in seventh place in individual trampoline.

Janiah Harris came 25th in individual trampoline and 26th on double mini trampoline in the same category as teammate Eagle.

Max Vandenburg competed in level 5, men’s 16-under trampoline and finished 27th.

To report a typo, email: edit@kelownacapnews.com.


@KelownaCapNews
newstips@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Kelowna flags were flown at half-mast after the discovery of a residential school burial site in Kamloops. (File photo)
Central Okanagan school board chair reflects on recent tragedies

Moyra Baxter offers condolenses to residential school victims, slain Muslim family

The Great Ogopogo Bathtub Race has been held in Summerland as a fundraising event. Do you know which Canadian city introduced this sport? (Black Press file photo)
QUIZ: A summer’s day at the water

How much do you know about boats, lakes and water?

The RCMP presence in Central Okanagan public schools is being reviewed by the board of education. (File photo)
RCMP presence welcomed in Central Okanagan public schools

Staff survey feedback overwhelmingly positive from students, staff and parents

At an outdoor drive-in convocation ceremony, Mount Royal University bestows an honorary Doctor of Laws on Blackfoot Elder and residential school survivor Clarence Wolfleg in Calgary on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
‘You didn’t get the best of me’: Residential school survivor gets honorary doctorate

Clarence Wolfleg receives honorary doctorate from Mount Royal University, the highest honour the school gives out

Jane Linden
KCR: Volunteering keeps you active

Kelowna Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

Two-year-old Ivy McLeod laughs while playing with Lucky the puppy outside their Chilliwack home on Thursday, June 10, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
VIDEO: B.C. family finds ‘perfect’ puppy with limb difference for 2-year-old Ivy

Ivy has special bond with Lucky the puppy who was also born with limb difference

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

A million-dollar ticket was sold to an individual in Vernon from the Lotto Max draw Friday, June 11, 2021. (Photo courtesy of BCLC)
Lottery ticket worth $1 million sold in Vernon

One lucky individual holds one of 20 tickets worth $1 million from Friday’s Lotto Max draw

“65 years, I’ve carried the stories in my mind and live it every day,” says Jack Kruger. (Athena Bonneau)
‘Maybe this time they will listen’: Survivor shares stories from B.C. residential school

Jack Kruger, living in Syilx territory, wasn’t surprised by news of 215 children’s remains found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School

A logging truck carries its load down the Elaho Valley near in Squamish, B.C. in this file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chuck Stoody
Squamish Nation calls for old-growth logging moratorium in its territory

The nation says 44% of old-growth forests in its 6,900-square kilometre territory are protected while the rest remain at risk

Flowers and cards are left at a makeshift memorial at a monument outside the former Kamloops Indian Residential School to honour the 215 children whose remains are believed to have been discovered buried near the city in Kamloops, B.C., on Monday, May 31, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
‘Pick a Sunday:’ Indigenous leaders ask Catholics to stay home, push for apology

Indigenous leaders are calling on Catholics to stand in solidarity with residential school survivors by not attending church services

Most Read