Gymnasts excel at championships

Participants in Courtenay Recreation’s gymnastics program demonstrated their skills at the 54th annual Comox Valley Gymnastics Championships March 17.

Upwards of 125 gymnasts took part. The floor, vault, parallel bars, balance beam and trampoline were all used to demonstrate techniques learned in classes throughout the year.

Trophies and medals were awarded to:

Mykayla Brazien – Girls Gymnastics Challenge Trophy

Vanessa Eigler – Vern Nichols Dedication and Drive Trophy for Best Overall

Chase Balbon – Herb Bradley Outstanding Boys Trophy, and Best Overall Trampoline Trophy

Annika Balbon – Level 2 Trampoline Trophy

Cameron Bruns – Level 1 Trampoline Trophy

Sarah Roberts – Outstanding Effort Medallion

Alexis Dueck – Achievement Medallion

Jack Bindernagel – Perseverance Medal

Just Posted

Saratoga Speedway celebrates its 50th opening night of racing May 5

In 1968 the central Vancouver Island communities and business came together to… Continue reading

Cumberland May Day Bean Dinner planned

Labour Minister Harry Bains as guest speaker at annual event

Draft plan for Union Bay coal hills remediation to be submitted this spring

West Fraser Mills is paying for the installation of an engineered membrane

Crowdfunding page created for family of Comox Valley man killed in Peru

A GoFundMe page has been created for the family of Sebastian Woodroffe,… Continue reading

Comox Valley’s living wage sees four per cent increase from 2017 – report

Advocacy groups say the Valley’s inflation rate was nearly double the provincial average

Canadian musician duets with ancestral Indigenous voices on debut album

Toronto’s Jeremy Dutcher has mixed his operatic tenor with his Wolastoq First Nation roots

COLUMN: Stanley Cup playoff second-round predictions

Sidney Crosby and the Penguins continue their quest for their third straight Stanley Cup

B.C. seeks court ruling on new pipeline regulations

Province wants to require permits for any new bitumen transport

LIVE: TSB findings on plane crash that killed former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice

The TSB will announce its findings and the Capital News will follow.

Former child watchdog to head UBC centre on residential schools

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond to lead university’s Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

Man dead after possible attack near Vancouver casino

A 38-year-old man with ‘serious injures’ was rushed to hospital but died in surgery

Toronto sports fans come together in wake of van attack

Police probe Toronto van attack as details emerge

Prince William to be Harry’s best man

Prince William will be Prince Harry’s best man at May wedding

Humboldt arena memorial ring to be removed

Arena ring of tribute to Saskatchewan hockey team to be removed as summer nears

Most Read