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Next Generation of Trampoline Gymnastics talent headline Canadian team for 2018 World Age Group Competition

OTTAWA, ON (Oct. 31 2018) -- Gymnastics Canada is pleased to announce the athletes, coaches, and judges who will represent Canada at the 2018 FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Age Group Competition (WAGC) in St. Petersburg, RUS from November 15-18.                                                                                       


Next Generation of Trampoline Gymnastics talent headline Canadian team for 2018 World Age Group Competition

“The World Age Group Competition gives us the opportunity to showcase our junior teams and the depth we have in this country. Canada will be well represented across all events and our athletes are looking forward to performing on the world stage,” said Karen Cockburn, national team director for trampoline gymnastics at Gymnastics Canada.

Athletes to watch out for include Gavin Dodd of Kelowna, BC who was the silver medallist in the boys 15-16 double mini-trampoline (DMT)  category last year, and Emily Harrison in the girls 15-16 tumbling category who is the reigning Canadian Junior National Champion and had the highest degree of difficulty across all age groups at Canadian Championships.

The selection process for the WAGC team included the 2018 Canada Cup in Montreal, QC in April and the 2018 Canadian Championships in Lethbridge, AB this past July.  

INDIVIDUAL TRAMPOLINE (listed by ranking)

Girls 13-14

Girls 15-16

Girls 17-21

Boys 15-16

Boys 17-21

SYNCHRONIZED TRAMPOLINE

Girls 15-16

Girls 17-21

TUMBLING (listed by ranking)

Girls 13-14

Girls 15-16

Girls 17-21

Boys 15-16

Boys 17-21

DOUBLE MINI-TRAMPOLINE (listed by ranking)

Girls 13-14

Girls 15-16

Girls 17-21

Boys 13-14

Boys 15-16

Boys 17-21

TEAM COACHES

Trampoline

Tumbling

Double Mini-Trampoline

INDIVIDUAL COACHES

JUDGES

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