The Ottawa Sportspage’s monthly summary of sports news in the nation’s capital.
Corona Competitive clubmates Triton Huff-Boyle, Liam McLean and Yasir El Sakka earned 3 of the 4 local division championship titles from the Mar. 6-8 Ontario Cup men’s artistic gymnastics competition in Ottawa.
Freya Cope earned a groundbreaking 10th-place finish in her debut national high-performance competition at the Feb. 5-9 Elite Canada women’s artistic gymnastics competition in Calgary.
Selena Pang and Cynthia Zhang earned the right to compete at May’s Canadian Gymnastics Championships in Gatineau and their Kanata Rhythmic Gymnastics Club sent its biggest contingent yet to Elite Canada, a national competition held Feb. 12-16 in Burnaby, B.C.
The 2020 Tumblers Classic once again produced a pile of precious memories for the gymnasts who took part in the provincial championships qualifier on Feb. 7-8 in Orleans, like so many other young athletes have accrued in the 20+-year history of the event.
There is a once-in-a-lifetime experience brewing for the young gymnasts at Tumblers Gymnastics Centre.
They sported sparkling gold sequin tops, ruby red jackets and cardinal capes, they handled rainbow ribbons, bright-coloured umbrellas and shimmering sheets and scarfs, and they dazzled with their dance, jumps, tricks, flips and lifts.