Glacier gymnasts shine in reflection of medals won in Vancouver
The Glacier Gymnastics competitive squad earn high praise along with a few medals during the B.C. Provincial Gymnastics Championships last weekend in Vancouver.
The 16-member squad — seven boys and nine girls — were competiting against some of the best gymnasts in the province.
Quinn Barron and Oliver McDougall-Eisele competed in the Mens Artistic Gymnastics Level 3 (under 13) category with Barron earning a silver medal in vault.
Barron placed eighth overall, while McDougall-Eisele was seventh on bar out of 28 athletes.
Christopher Lawrence-Jeffery, Matthew Bullen, Noah Daigle-Arsenault, River Murphy and Sam Fisher competed in the Mens Artistic Gymnastics Level 1 category.
Lawrence-Jeffery earned gold in floor, rings and parallel bars with Bullen taking home gold in floor.
Daigle-Arsenault earned gold in floor and rings while Murphy was golden on floor, pommel horse and rings. Fisher was as equally golden with top marks in floor, rings and vault
Senna Moroney competed for the first time at the Provincial Level in the Womens Artistic Gymnastics Level 2 Argo category.
She competed against athletes who train up to three times as often per week, making her involvement in this category quite an accomplishment.
Victoria Lawrence-Jeffery competed in the Womens Artistic Gymnastics Level 2 Tyro category and placed 17th on floor out of 46.
Kylee Dyck and Bronwyn Sutherland competed in the Womens Artistic Gymnastics Level 2 Novice category. Dyck earned a silver medal on floor, placed sixth on beam and was eighth overall, whileSutherland placed fourth on beam, eighth on floor and 11th overall out of 43.
Chultim O’Neill and Rebecca Benner were up against a tough group in Womens Artistic Gymnastics Level 2 Open category.
O’Neill earned a gold medal in Vault, placed sixth on bars and was sixth overall.
Benner was 13th on beam and floor in a field of 30.
Ella Keelan competed in the Womens Artistic Gymnastics Level 3 Novice (1999) category and placed fouth on floor, sixth on Vault and fourth overall out of 21.
Jasmine Schacher competed in the Womens Artistic Gymnastics Level 3 Open (1997) category and earned a silver medal on floor and placed eighth on vault, ninth on bars, and was seventh overall out of 20.
Mackenzie Carlstrom competed in the Womens Artistic Gymnastics Level 3 Open (1996+) category and earned a gold medal on floor, a silver medal on beam and placed sixth on vault and bars with a second Place ranking overall out of 21.
These Level 3 rankings all contributed to help our Provincial Level 3 team place sixth out of 21.