Amanda Yoo accepts her awards in the Gymstart events at the Terrace Peaks Invitational

Gymnasts shine at Peaks invitational

Gymnasts from three communities met in Terrace Feb. 18 to take part in the Terrace Peaks Invitational.

  • Wed Feb 29th, 2012 9:00am
  • Sports

Gymnasts from three communities met in Terrace Feb. 18 to take part in the Terrace Peaks Invitational.

There were 70  gymnasts from Smithers, Kitimat and Terrace at the meet, which hosted Gymstart and provincial events.

Karen Ting from the Terrace Peaks club said the meet was a success and noted strong performances from the Terrace gymnasts, all of whom had a lot of fun.

There were 18 gymnasts from the Terrace Peaks and everyone one of them showed strong placements in their events, Ting said.

“Everybody had so much fun, [there were] no major injuries, and the kids that competed for the first time became more focused and driven after the meet because now they know what they are after,” Ting said.

For Gymstart level 1 Amanda Yoo received a silver in skills and a silver in physical abilities. Brooklyn Monsen received a bronze in skills and a bronze in physical abilities. Dawson Lewis was awarded a silver in skills and a silver in physical abilities. Ella Almgren took home a silver in skills and a bronze in physical abilities and Eva Barnett took home a silver in both skills and physical abilities.

In Gymstart level 2 Charlize Bretherick won gold in both skills and physical abilities.

In Gymstart level 2 Ann Zettler took gold in skills and physical abilities and Maya Ebeling won gold in skills and silver in physical abilities.

On the level one provincial stage Ashlee Monsen won gold in the vault category, silver in bars, gold in beam, silver on the floor and silver all around.

Eva Almgren won silver in vault, gold in bars, silver in beam, gold on the floor and gold all around.

In level two provincials, Brooke Clarabut won silver in vault, fourth in bars, gold in beam, silver on the floor and silver all around while Shannon Schuster took home gold on vaults,  silver in bars and gold in floor.

She also received gold for all around in level two provincials.