As hundreds of gymnasts arrive in the nation’s capital for the national championships, Ottawa’s own are preparing right here at home for the opportunity of a lifetime, and one that, just a year ago, one local competitor thought he may have lost out on forever.
Samantha Stafford became a back-to-back-to-back provincial champ when she won her third consecutive all-around title at the Apr. 5-7 Ontario Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Windsor.
A collection of Ottawa gymnasts will compete for Team Ontario at the Canadian and Eastern Canadian championships for gymnastics after putting in qualifying-worthy performances this season.
Dinosaurs, astronauts, scuba divers, lions and monkeys and butterflies, oh my! If you thought gymnastics camp was only about practicing somersaults and walking on the balance beam, then you sure haven’t seen Tumblers Gymnastics Centre summer camps.
Suzana Diaconescu was the top local finisher in the highest category at the Mar. 1-3 Tulip Classic – a performance the Rideau Gymnastics athlete hopes will boost her towards a berth for May’s Canadian Championships at Carleton University.
By Chad Ouellette Despite spraining her right ankle during her vault routine on day two of the 2019 Elite Canada in Women’s Gymnastics competition, 12-year-old Jenna Lalonde battled through the pain and clinched a spot at the upcoming national championships. Because her final event was bars, Lalonde decided to continue with a routine that she…
Ella Martel won the floor event and placed 2nd on vault to launch Ontario to a Level 8 team title at the Jan. 10-14 California Grand Invitational in Anaheim. The Nepean-Corona gymnast earned the sunny trip thanks to her strong performance at the Ontario Tour Selection meet back in November in Mississauga.