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

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