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Panther’s Gymnastics New Addition November 23, 2015

On Monday, November 23, 2015, I visited Panther’s Gym Club at 1016 Marion Street. I met with Robert Persechino and Helene Desmarais, Head Coaches and Margaret Gobert, Office Administrator. Since I had been there on 3 other occasions during construction, and was aware of the layout, Robert allowed me to go on my own tour […]

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Canadian Women shine at 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, Place Sixth in Team Final October 27, 2015

GLASGOW, Scotland, October 27 — Not content with clinching an Olympic berth earlier in the competition, the Canadian women’s gymnastics squad came up with another clutch performance at the artistic gymnastics world championships on Tuesday to place sixth in the team final. As expected the United States, led by two-time all-around world champion Simone Biles, […]

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Western Canada Summer Games Results June 17, 2015

Alia Ross capped off the WCSG week winning a total of 6 medals: Gold Team, Gold All Around, Gold Balance Beam, Gold Floor Exercise, Silver on Vault and Silver on Uneven Bars! Congratulations Alia! Event Finalists: Jamie Wakin: Gold Uneven Bars, Bronze Vault, 7th Beam, 6th Floor Exercise Meghan Boulanger: Bronze Balance Beam, 4th Vault, […]

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Congratulations to our Trampoline and Tumbling Gymnasts at Canadian Championships June 16, 2015

Mia Danis: 13th DMT, 12th Trampoline, 8th Tumbling in Prelims and 10th in Finals. Aaron Toews: 4th Prelims and Finals DMT, 2nd Prelims Trampoline, 8th in Finals. Tyler Champagne: 2nd in Prelims DMT, 5th Finals, 20th Trampoline. Coaches: Michelle Dewyn, Kelsey Berkowski

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Congratulations to Team MB at the Western Canada Cup in Port Moody June 15, 2015

DMT – Level 1 Cloe Martel – 3rd Level 2 Pierce Barlow -1st Keaton Savard – 3rd Level 3 Isaiah Klassen – 3rd Tumbling – Level 2 Cloe Martel – 3rd Pierce Barlow – 2nd Keaton savard – 6th Reece Savard – 7th Level 3 Isaiah Klassen – 5th Trampoline – Level 2 Pierce Barlow […]

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Team Results at Canadians in Gatineau May 31, 2015

Congratulations to all of the Gymnasts! Isabela Onyshko Silver All Around Quinn Skrupa Gold All Around Brandon Eagles High Performance Senior: Isabela Onyshko: Silver AA, Gold Floor and Uneven Bars; Silver Beam and 7th Vault. High Performance Novice: Alexis Gillespie: 13th AA; 4th UB National Novice: Quinn Skrupa: Gold AA, Gold Vault, Beam, Silver UB, […]

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Manitoba Team Western Canadian Championships Medal Winners April 12, 2015

All Around and Event Medals Jamie Wakin – Provincial 5 Novice – Springers Gymnastics Club Silver Medal All Around Gold Medal Floor Exercise Silver Medal Vault Silver Medal Uneven Bars Quinn Skrupa – National Novice – Brandon Eagles Gymnastics Club Gold Medal All Around Gold Medal Balance Beam Emily Blackner – National Open – Panthers […]

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Isabela Onyshko scores gymnastics “hat trick” at World Cup meet in Slovenia April 11, 2015

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — High-flying Isabela Onyshko of Minnedosa, Man., completed a gymnastics “hat trick” at a World Cup meet on Sunday, winning her second and third medals of the competition to cap a golden weekend for the 16-year-old Olympic hopeful. After winning her first gold medal in the uneven bars final on Saturday, Onyshko followed […]

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Winnipeg Gymnastics Center Grand Opening April 10, 2015

On Friday, April 10th, I visited Winnipeg Gymnastics’ new facility at 171 Samborski Drive. I met with Celia Champion, Facility Manager and Head Coach, along with the Club president Peregrin Maksimovich. Celia proudly took me through an extensive tour of the gym. The facility, at 10,800 sq. ft., over double the size of the gym […]

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2015 Springers Super Meet and the Edmond Financial Women’s MB Open March 22, 2015

On Sunday, March 22nd, 2015, I attended the Springers Gymnastics Super meet. This event was held over a period of three days and hosted Regional and Provincial/National gymnasts. The competition accommodated 53 Regional and 153 Provincial/National gymnasts competing for the highest scores in their respective levels. The following clubs were in attendance: Fantastic, Brandon Eagles, […]

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