The Campbell River Gymnastics Association (CRGA) sent a group of girls to the mainland for the Winterfest Invitational held in Coquitlam January 27th . For some of the girls, it was their first time competing since the end of last season. The girls came out trying many new skills that they are trying to perfect for the season. “Many of the new skills were performed quite well! A promising start to the new year!” coach Sader commented.
Janika Sriba, competiting in the JO (Junior Olympic) level 10 for the first times came out with over a dozen new skills. She performed a yurochenko layout on the vault capturing a gold medal in the process, did a shoot over to handstand and a toe on to handstand on the bars, added a switch mount, aerial roundoff connection, a switch to split three quarters and a back layout one and a half twist dismount on the beam and on floor topped it off with a double back mount with a whip back full and connected a leg up double turn to a reverse double turn out. Brooklyn Batch second year JO level 9 added a toe on to handstand on the bars along with a giant full and a double back finish. On beam she added a jump to split mount. In her floor routine she added a back layout one and a half twist connected to a front pike salto. She also added a front handspring layout half and a leg up full turn. Ksenia Stansell in JO 8 competed a tsuk pike on the vault and competed a roundoff back layout off the beam. Nya Chailler competed a freehip half turn on the bars as well as a back handspring back tuck series on the beam for the first time. Jordan Loock, also JO 8 was successful with her freehip on the high bar at this competition adding a switch leap on the beam. Tyza Skuse competing in the JO 8 category for the first time added a tsuk pike on the vault, added pirouette on the bars, competed a back layout one and a half twist on the floor as well as a front tuck front tuck connection.
The following are the competition results.
Janika Scriba captured the gold medal on vault, took the 5th place ribbon on floor, Placed 7th on beam and 8th on bars to come home in 4th place in the All Around.
Brooklyn Batch won the silver medals on both floor and bars, brought home the 6th place ribbons on vault and beam to come home with the Silver medal in the All Around.
Ksenia Stansell captured the gold medal on vault, won the silver medal on bars, placed 5th on floor and 6th on beam to come home with the Silver medal in the All Around.
Nya Chailler won the gold medal on floor, captured the silver medal on the beam, placed 5th on bars and 7th on the vault to come home with the Bronze medal in the All Around.
Tyza Skuse won the 4th place ribbon on beam, took home the 5th place ribbon on vault, placed 8th on floor and 9th on the bars to come home in 8th place in the All Around.
Jordan Loock won 5th place ribbons on vault and beam, placed 6th on the floor and 7th on bars to come home in 4th place in the All Around.
Shea Bridgen captured the gold medal on floor, won the bronze medals on both beam and bars, took 7th place on the vault to come home in 4th place in the All Around.
Isabella Michael won the 6th place ribbon on vault, placed 10th on the floor, took 11th on both bars and beam to come home in 10th place in the All Around.
Rayne Loock won the 7th place ribbons on bars and beam, placed 10th on both vault and floor to come home in 8th place in the All Around.
Miley Konrad took 11th place on vault, placed 12th on both bars and beam, finished 13th on the floor to come home in 13th place in the All Around.