Glacier Gymnastics athletes who took part in the provincials earlier this month include: (back row L-R) Noah Daigle-Aresenault

Glacier Gymnastics athletes who took part in the provincials earlier this month include: (back row L-R) Noah Daigle-Aresenault

Nelson gymnasts strong at provincials

Glacier Gymnastics Club members attended the BC Provincial Gymnastics competition earlier this month

Glacier Gymnastics Club members attended the BC Provincial Gymnastics competition earlier this month in Vancouver. Seven boys and nine girls represented the Nelson club and all came home very proud of their accomplishments.

Quinn Barron and Oliver McDougall-Eisele competed in the Mens Artistic Gymnastics Level 3 (Under 13) category. Barron earned a silver medal in vault, and placed eighth overall, while Oliver placed 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. Bullen earned gold in floor. Daigle-Arsenault earned gold in floor and rings. Murphy earned gold in floor, pommel horse and rings. Fisher earned gold 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. The club is very proud of Moroney’s successes at this competition.

Victoria Lawrence-Jeffery competed in the Womens Artistic Gymnastics Level 2 Tyro category.  Victoria 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 eighth overall, while Sutherland placed fourth on beam, eighth on floor and 11th overall out of 43.

Chultim O’Neill and Rebecca Benner competed in the Womens Artistic Gymnastics Level 2 Open category. O’Neill earned a gold medal in vault, placed sixth on bars, and sixth overall, while Benner placed 13th on beam and floor out of 30.

Ella Keelan competed in the Womens Artistic Gymnastics Level 3 Novice (1999) category and placed fourth 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 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.

The Level 3 rankings all contributed to help the club’s Provincial Level 3 team place sixth out of 21.