A season for gratitude

At this time of year we tend to reflect on what we’re grateful for. My Facebook feed certainly has shown its fair share of gratitude over the past few weeks!

As I’ve read all of the amazing things that my friends, family and acquaintances are grateful for, I’ve noticed one aspect of their lives is noticeably missing.

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Women's Artistic team named for Canada Winter Games

Seventeen gymnasts competed on Sunday at  Flicka Gymnastics looking to qualify for the 2015 Canada Winter Games.

Congratulations to Team BC!

Shallon Olsen (Omega)
Clair Kaji (Flicka)
Seina Cho (Omega)
Ilka Juk (Omega)
Haley deJong (Flicka)
Jessie Moody (Phoenix)

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Payne, Copiak wins medals at Toyota International

Calgary’s Madison Copiak won her second medal in as many days on Sunday and Edmonton’s Jackson Payne reached his first podium at a major international meet since rejoining the Canadian men’s team this past summer after a two-year absence.

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Membership fee versus insurance fee

Particularly around registration deadline dates, I hear Gymnastics BC member fees referred to as ‘GBC insurance’.

To be fair it’s not that many people and I don’t get the impression that it’s a judgement of Gymnastics BC or what we do as organization. Rather I think it’s simply a statement of what is felt to be the most relevant service that GymBC provides as part of annual membership fees.

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CWG - Emily Schmidt and Kyle Carragher lead first TG trials

Emily Schmidt (Kamloops) led the women's field at B.C's first trials for 2015 Canada Winter Games trampoline gymnastics team. Schmidt scored 60.700, just ahead of Jane Harrigan (Shasta) who scored 60.600. Poppy Quinlan (Shasta) rounded out the top three as she scored 58.400.

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