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British T&T Championships

Sept 20-21, 2014.

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T&T World Cup Finals

It was a host of firsts in the Trampoline world: American Charlotte Drury made Trampoline history for the United States by becoming the first American woman to win a World Cup title in Trampoline Gymnastics at the first-ever Minsk World Cup in Belarus.

Drury, a former Artistic gymnast who trained alongside 2012 Olympic gold medallists McKayla Maroney and Kyla Ross (USA) for several years before switching to Trampoline, won the Individual Women’s competition …

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In the absence of World Tumbling champion Jia Fangfang (CHN), Canada’s Jordan Sugrim stepped up to take her first World Cup title in the discipline (63.700), ahead of Russia’s Ekaterina Gaas (63.400) and Emily Smith (CAN, 62.400).

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Newcomer Alexander Mironov (RUS, 73.200) won the Men’s title, ahead of Dzmitry Darashuk (BLR), who brought Belarus its fifth medal of the World Cup with silver (71.100). Canada’s Jonathon Schwaiger won bronze (70.400).

I couldn’t have asked for more,” said Denis Vachon, who coaches Smith, Schwaiger and Sugrim in Burlington, Ontario and is himself a former World gold medallist in Double Mini Trampoline. …

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FIG – Charlotte Drury makes history with first Trampoline World Cup title

Click through to FIG for links to results including World Cup Rankings.

Personal shout out to Jon Schwaiger who was a bit of an assistant coach for me in 2007. An Artistic gymnast until age-16, he’s still getting stronger and stronger. I’m impressed.

Trampoline Pundit has commentary.

South African Games

Slow start. But this is a terrific video showing the relationship between play and sport.

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The SA Gym Games features an array of gymnastics. … Artistic Men & Women, Trampoline & Tumbling, Acrobatic Gymnastics & Ropeskipping; with Rhythmic Gymnastics … The week long competition also features a Gymnastics Gala Evening showcasing each discipline. …

Tramp & Tumbling

Denis Vachon wins Canada Cup

The DMT legend simply can’t retire. He’s back again. And looking great.

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In tumbling, Canadian men’s champion Jon Schwaiger of Burlington won the men’s title and Rachael Letsche of Great Britain took home the women’s gold. …

Defending Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan takes gold medal at Canada Cup

Shout out to Dennis Oppenlander of Regina who took bronze on Men’s DMT.

bwd handspring – late snap down

Beginners – and those not confident in the position landing on the hands – tend to begin the snap down early.

Here’s one drill to encourage waiting longer.

Bianca Zoonekynd – Miller

Leigh Hennessy Robson:

How many women tumblers have performed a Miller successfully in competition?

Well, the answer is “at least one.”

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Bianca Zoonekynd is from South Africa. That was a fun competition where she competed against (retired) male tumblers.

Tramp “catcher”

A safety issue in many gyms are the mats used at the END of your tumbling trampoline. Here’s a new alternative that costs less than $2000. What would the equivalent mats cost?

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(via Rec Gymnastics)

Jon Schwaiger wins again

Good guys finish first. :-)

Schwaiger is again Canadian National Tumbling Champion.

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Coach Dennis Vachon told me he’s very, very proud of Jon.

more crazy TeamGym

The Power Tumblers look positively in control compared with the big trick TeamGymnasts.

“TeamGymnasts” … Is that a term?

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(via Euro Gymnastic Equipment and Anders Jacobsen)

Power Tumbling documentary

Features Canadian coach & competitor Denis Vachon. Good luck to all the Tumblers at CDN Nationals this week.

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POWER TUMBLING was produced by Humber Broadcast Television Videography student Taylor Amaya with the help of his peers Holly Kenmire, Jessica Tessier, Stefanie Simone and Cian O’Sullivan.

Aussie Championships May 21st

Epic.

… Join us at Hisense Arena at Melbourne Park from Wednesday 21 May – Sunday 1 June to witness more than 1,200 of the nation’s best gymnasts in action as they compete for the prestigious title of Australian National Champion in five Gymsports — Men’s and Women’s Artistic, Rhythmic, Trampoline and Acrobatic Gymnastics.

While national titles will be the focus for most, Men’s Artistic, Women’s Artistic and Rhythmic Gymnastics athletes will also be vying for selection to the 2014 Australian Commonwealth Games Team.

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Alberta Trampoline & Tumbling

One of the founding Technical Committee members for the NEW sport (decades ago), I’m proud of how far T&T has come in Alberta. :-)