Provincial Championships this weekend

The Gymnastics PEI Provincial Championships for Artistic Gymnastics will take place this weekend, March 28th-29th, 2015. The event is being hosted by the Summerside Saultos Gymnastics Club.

View the full schedule here.

 

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Island gymnasts finishes 1st AA at Gymnix

Sophie Mayne from the Island Gymnastics Academy finished 1st all-Around in the Argo 2 division at the recent Gymnix competition in Montreal!

Sophie Mayne- Gymnix

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2015 Canadian Gymnastics Week Photo Contest

Gymnastics Canada has partnered with GymRep Camp this year to present to you the 2nd Annual Canadian Gymnastics Week Photo Contest!

The grand prize consists of:

–          1 FREE stay, for 1 person, at GymRep Camp;

–          A Banner for the club;

–          The winning picture will be used in the 2016 CGW poster!

 

Contest opens Saturday February 7th and closes February 14th. The picture with the most likes on the CGW Facebook Event Page WINS!

All details can be found at http://www.canadiangymweek.com/activities/.

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Canada Games Teams Selected

On November 21-22, Island Gymnastics Academy hosted the final two selection meets for the 2015 Canada Games women’s gymnastics team. Ten of PEI’s top gymnasts competed to qualify for the Games and to secure their spot on the final team of six. The highest scoring gymnast was Selina Mahajer of Island Gymnastics Academy with a combined two day score of 88.15. The team will consist of Mahajer, Karisa Quinn, Tessa McGuigan, Chelsea MacLeod and Megan Doucette of Island Gymnastics Academy and Madison Kelly-Maund of Victory Gymnastics.

Team coaches were also selected based on athlete ranking in the trials. Sharon Gareau and Shelley Ferguson of Island Gymnastics Academy will be coaching the women’s team in Prince George this coming February as part of the Team PEI contingent.

The men’s team still has one final competition in December in Fredericton, NB but the team was named on Nov 22. The team will consist of Matt Gallant, Alex Mann, Ted Landry, Ryan McKenna, Isaac Bourque and Jesse Robertson, all from Island Gymnastics Academy. Team coaches are C.J. Keliher and Jeff MacRae.

“This Canada Games team selection was an exciting competition. We had a lot of depth on the training teams. We are looking forward to fielding PEI’s best team ever at this year’s Games.” says coach C.J. Keliher.

The picture is of teams from left to right:

Girls: Megan Doucette, Selina Mahajer, Chelsea MacLeod, Tessa McGuigan, Madison Kelly-Maund, Karisa Quinn

cg-team girls

Boys: Ted Landry, Ryan McKenna, Jesse Robertson, Isaac Bourque, Alex Mann, Matt Gallant

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Canada Games Trials at the Harvest Classic

The final 2 Canada Games trials for the Women’s team and the first 2 trials for the Men’s team will take place at the Harvest Classic meet hosted by the Island Gymnastics Academy from November 21-22.

The first trial will start on Friday, November 21st at 9:00am.

The second trial will start on Saturday, November 22nd at 4:00pm.

Online scoring is available here: https://gymnasticspei.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/legacy-fund-logo.jpg

For full event details, visit: http://islandgymnasticsacademy.com/harvest-classic/

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Canada Games Women’s 1st Selection Trial

On November 2, Island Gymnastics Academy hosted the first of three
selection meets for the 2015 Canada Games women’s gymnastics team. The
results from the event will carry over to the final trials to be held
later in November.

Nine of PEI’s top gymnasts competed to qualify for
the Games and to secure their spot on the final team of six. Gymnasts
competing were Paige Mills, Dara MacInnis, Megan Doucette, Natalie
Haddad, Selina Mahajer, Chelsea MacLeod and Karisa Quinn of Island
Gymnastics Academy. Competing from Victory Gymnastics were Madison
Kelly-Maund and Seven McHatten.

The top score of the day was from
Selina Mahajer of Island Gymnastics Academy with an impressive score
of 45.1.

“We have a tremendous pool of talented gymnasts vying for spots on
this team. It will be a very tight race as we select our team.” says
Gymnastics PEI Technical Director Sharon Gareau.

Below is Selina Mahajer, Karisa Quinn
and Natalie Haddad who placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Selina, Karisa, Natalie at CG trials Nov 2014

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Why we love gymnastics!

http://www.cbc.ca/sports-content/opinion/2014/10/field-of-play-gymnastics-is-the-sport-that-amazes.html

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