NAME: Jaymi Burcombe AGE: 8 CLUB: Mossman & District Gymnastics Club
How long have you been involved in gymnastics? For two years. How did you get involved? I tried playing soccer and dancing first and then decided I would like to try gymnastics. It’s my favourite sport. Why do you love it? It helps me get stronger and I get to make new friends. What would be your favourite exercise? I LOVE the bars. Have you had any injuries? Just a few blisters from the bars and the rope. What is your most memorable moment in gymnastics? Going to my first team competition last year in Cairns. Our team won a bronze medal. Who is your favourite person in the club? Charlotte, she really is nice. Biggest competition so far? The Christmas competition last year in Atherton. It was my first individual competition. Gymnastics aspirations? Have fun and improve so I can do things like handstands on the beam. Favourite Olympic gymnast? Not sure. How often do you train? I train two days a week for two hours each time. What is the hardest part of gymnastics? Doing caterpillars on the beam and remembering routines at competitions.