Fifteen athletes from Falcon Gymnastics traveled to North Vancouver to compete in the 2015 Artistic Gymnastics BC Championships.
The event brought together over 500 athletes from across British Columbia where some were competing to earn a spot on Team BC and to represent the province at the Canadian Gymnastics Championships in May.
Greater Victoria Falcon gymnasts rose to the occasion with an impressive display of talent, skill and discipline, earning them 17 medals and 22 top ten ribbon placements.
Medal and ribbon winners were:
Junior Olympic Level 6 (2005-2007)
Jaidyn Olynyk earned Bronze on Bars and a Bronze medal All-Around.
Junior Olympic Level 6 (2004)
Karley Telford earned Bronze on Bars and Beam and a Bronze medal All-Around. Ava Stewart earned a Silver medal on Bars and 8th place All-Around.
Junior Olympic Level 6 (2002-2001)
Leonie Solomons earned the Gold medal on Bars, Bronze on Beam and Silver All- Around.
Josée Simard earned the Gold medal on Beam and 9th place All-Around.
Junior Olympic Level 6 (2001-1997)
Abby Stamper took the Gold medal on Beam and 6th place All-Around.1
Junior Olympic Level 7 (2002-2003)
Mia Butcher earned the Silver medal on Bars and 7th place All-Around.
Junior Olympic Level 7 (2001-1997)
Kiana Pheiffer took the Gold medal on Vault.
Junior Olympic Level 8 (2000-2001)
Emily Schmidt earned a Gold medal on beam and Gold on Floor, placing 4th All- Around.
Junior Olympic Level 8 (1999-1997)
Sara Keating earned a Silver Medal on Bars and 6th All-Around
Junior Olympic Level 9 (2000-1994)
Emily Bolink earned a Bronze on Bars and 9th All-Around.
To finish up the 2015 session, Falcon gymnasts are training hard for their final competitions that include the 33rd Annual Garden City Invitational. That event will be held on May 16 to17 at the Panorama Recreation Centre where these athletes will be showing off their physical strength, flexibility, balance and coordination.