Falcon gymnasts swing into form; PacificSport Synchro sweeps regional meets
Falcon gymnasts posted gold medal results in successive weekends at the Omega Invitational in Coquitlam, Feb. 2 and 3, and at the Chimo Pajama Meet in Comox, Feb. 9 and 10.
At Omega, Emily Bolink placed first overall in the provincial Level 4 Open category, while Emily Hale (novice) took home a gold on the vault and silver on bars. At Comox, Emma Longbottom (tyro), Kianna Pheiffer (novice) and Ali Marriott (open) took gold in their all-around competitions at Level Two.
Emma Lydon (tyro) and Nikki Marriott (novice) also took top spots in their respective all-around competitions.
Additionally, Sasha Barnes (tyro) scored first on the floor and vault, Emily Schmidt took second the beam and the vault, and Longbottom scored first on the beam, as well as third on the vault and bars.
Synchro sweeps regional competitions
PacificSport synchronzied swimmers dominaned at Watermania, held recently in Richmond. Four of PacificSport’s national stream swimmers competed and took first and second place in their categories.
Jamie Frank took first in the junior figures, senior free solo and senior duet. Her partner, Marlissa Cawston, shared the top duet prize and took the runner-up spots in the other categories. Sarah Jones and Emma Yun Wah Choo completed a sweep in the age 13-15 competitors with Jones taking all three top spots and Choo sharing the top prize in the duet.
The four are gearing up for Western Regionals in Alberta next month.