Local gymnasts shine
TWELVE local gymnasts from the Mossman and District Gymnastics Club displayed their skills with excellent results at the 2010 Mareeba Gymnastics Club Levels Test and Invitational recently.
Eight gym clubs from as far away as Townsville were represented on the day, with a total of 119 girls competing.
From the morning session, Member for Cook Jason O’Brien proudly presented awards for WAG Levels 4-6.
Bridget Osterman-Rowen gave an outstanding performance on beam, winning third place and with high rankings on the other apparatus, coming in fourth overall.
On bars, Chloe MacGregor came fourth, along with Chloe Matthews in seventh place.
From the midday session for WAG Level 1, Della Miller came second on both bars and floor, finishing third overall.
Shayla Frizelle came fifth on bars and sixth on floor, finishing eighth overall.
Tali Hoye came fifth on vault and Eva Mellows produced consistent results on all apparatus, coming 23rd out of a total of 30 gymnasts.
Elona Car-Walker produced outstanding results in the older girls’ group, coming first on vault, second on beam, and third on bars and floor, finishing second overall.
From the afternoon session for WAG Level 2 O, Paulina Bernhardi did not disappoint, coming first on floor and third on vault, finishing third overall.
Rebekah Ives came fifth on floor and sixth on bars, finishing eighth overall.
Jasmin Kirk came fifth on bars and 11th overall out of 18 gymnasts.
Sophie Kirk, from WAG Level 2 U did great on vault, coming seventh out of 30 gymnasts.
Overall, Mossman and District Gymnastics Club performed at an exceptional level for such a small contingent, which is a testament to our coaches’ dedication to the team.
For more information on the club, visit website www.mossmangymnastics.com.
Photography by David Miller Concentration: Alona Carr-Walker shows her skills on the beam