and Highbridge gymnasts succeed on national stage
and Highbridge gymnasts competed against teams from across the UK
when they took part in a prestigious competition this month.
gymnasts from Monarchs Gymnastics Club headed to the Pat Wade Classic
in Stoke on Trent.
were teams from all over the country taking part, some of whom have
competed in European and world championships.
Mandy Warburton told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Alice Kelson and
Evie Tissington in the 12-18 years womens pairs group won Silver
medals, along with team mates Joe Blake and Kian Hawkes in the 12-18
mens pair group also winning silver medals with both pairs putting
in double somersaults and some fantastic catches and balances."
huge well done goes to Eloise Baker, Heather Reed and Olivia Reed
who were formed as a group eight weeks ago and did amazingly well
and finished in 9th place in their balance routine and 12th overall."
coaches are looking forward to seeing what these young gymnasts
can achieve in another eight weeks when they will be competing in
the Scottish Open Championships."
exceedingly good news is that as a direct result from this competition
the gymnasts have all been invited to compete in Italy next summer,
however at a cost of almost £1000 each this is going to be
a huge expense for their families as they also have the Scottish
competition in January and the British Championships in February.
We are therefore hoping to find some sponsorship or grants to get