By Martin Boyce At 8 years old, Cleo Page fell in love with the beauty and grace of rhythmic gymnastics. Now, a decade later, she’s moved away from home to train with Team Canada and recently made her World Cup debut with the national group rhythmic gymnastics team. “It’s a really cool accomplishment just to…
While several local gymnasts were chasing national prizes at the Canadian Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Montreal last month, another was doing the same across the pond.
For teammates Natalie Kritpiphat, Eva McCharles and Michelle Hong, the first day of summer camp with the Kanata Rhythmic Gymnastics Club marked the first step in their journey into a sport that’s become a passion and a major part of their lives.
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.
In a recent series on youth athletic development, Ottawa Senators strength and conditioning coach Chris Schwarz lamented the number of top hockey prospects who hit at a wall in their careers because they lacked a proper athletic base.