Masters trampolinists from Mid Canterbury have taken out the top spots in the Trampoline Under 40 classes first national qualifier and TCI two day event held at ICE Trampoline Sports in Rangiora.
Day one saw Dynamic Gymnastic Sports members Russell MacGregor win gold honours, Stacey Judd silver and Lorraine Stewart bronze.
MacGregor also took gold in the Double Mini Trampoline (DMT) Under 40 class.
Dynamic Gymnastics owner Nicci Glanville had a hat-trick of over 40 age group successes. She won gold in the DMT, silver in the trampoline, and bronze in gymnastics.
There was also group success in the synchro class where masters gymnasts teamed up with a junior partner; Stacey Judd and Addison Judd teamed up to win silver, and Michelle Stanley and Laura Stanley won bronze.
In the junior age group events Finleigh Glanville also won silver in trampoline.
Nicci Glanville said it was the first competition of the year and the club athletes performed ‘‘extremely well’’.
They were up against gymnasts at clubs from Christchurch, West Melton, Dunedin, Wanaka, Invercargill and Wellington.
‘‘A huge congratulations to our athletes who achieved the national qualifying scores,’’ she said.
They were 13 -14 years: Finleigh Glanville (for DMT and trampoline) and Sarah Reeve (DMT); and 10 and under: Sammy Wood (for DMT and trampoline) and Natalie McGregor (DMT).
On day two of the national qualifier and TCI competing in trampoline and DMT for the Red Badge women’s class Charlee Bradshaw won gold and Emma Molloy won silver. In the Red Badge men’s class for the same events Gus Simpson won gold.
Jack Stanley picked up a gold win in the 10 and Under men’s DMT and a bronze in the trampoline. Finleigh Glanville won gold in the 13-14 Women’s DMT class.
And in the age group synchro events Sammy Wood and Natalie McGregor won gold in the 10 & under class and Sarah Reeve and Emma Armour won bronze in the 13-14 age group.