Schwaiger wins record 6th National tumbling title

Jon Schwaiger of Calgary, AB – now training in Cambridge, ON, won a record sixth consecutive national title in senior men’s tumbling Sunday on the final day of the 2017 Canadian Championships in Trampoline gymnastics. …

The World Games team of Schwaiger, Sugrim, and Tamara O’Brien of Vancouver, BC will leave for Poland this upcoming Thursday and compete July 25th and 26th in Poznan, Poland. The World Games feature sports that are not contested at the Olympic Games. …

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Rosie MacLennan wins 6th Canadian title

Rosie MacLennan of Toronto, ON successfully defended her senior women’s trampoline title at the 2017 Canadian Championships in Trampoline Gymnastics at Durham College in Oshawa, ON on Saturday, while World Games-bound athletes Tamara O’Brien of Vancouver, BC and Jon Schwaiger of Ancaster, ON both set personal bests in double mini-trampoline (DMT) finals. …

Jake Cranham of Ontario took the title of Canadian champion in the men’s senior trampoline finals with a score of 159.780. Kyle Soehn of Red Deer, AB took silver with 156.220, and Andrew Martin of BC took bronze with 152.070. All three athletes shared the podium with visiting Australian athletes who laid down the top scores.

“This is probably the first successful competition I’ve had in a good six years so it’s pretty exciting,” said Cranham who trains out of Skyriders Trampoline Place in Richmond Hill. …

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Karen Cockburn retires

2000 Sydney Bronze
2004 Athens Silver
2008 Beijing Silver

OSHAWA, ON (July 16, 2017) – Karen Cockburn, Canada’s most decorated gymnast, announced her retirement today at the 2017 Canadian Championships in Trampoline Gymnastics in front of her family, friends, and fellow competitors. …

Cockburn started competing at the age of 13 and represented Canada for over 25 years. She won the first of her eight World Championship medals in 2003, when she stood on top of the podium in individual trampoline. …

“Karen was the first World Champion from Canada but will be known more for competing at four Olympics for trampoline, making finals every time and coming in the top-4 at every one,” said Dave Ross her personal coach for 26 years at Skyriders …

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Temple’s Fred Turoff – retirement party

On Saturday, October 28th the retirement celebration for Fred will be held at the Hilton Hotel on City Line Ave. in Philadelphia …

The event will include dinner with a jazz duo, silent auction, and of course a roast of Fred.  But it is really a celebration and commemoration of a remarkable coaching career and an opportunity to join in the revelry of a dedicated and passionate coach, teacher, and mentor.  …

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This season Fred will be assisting former Temple gymnast and new Head Coach Jesse Kitzen-Abelson.