Athletes to Watch at the 2016 Gymnastics BC Championships

The 2016 Gymnastics BC Championships have officially begun—and athletes across the province are already competing in what is known as the biggest and most prestigious provincial gymnastics competition of the year!

If you’re lucky enough to attend the competition, here are some athletes that you can’t afford to miss (click here for the competition schedules):


Men’s Artistic Gymnastics

The MAG athletes are looking to defend their titles:

Senior: Devy Dyson (2014’s AA Senior Champion)

Elite 4: Drew Kanigan (last year’s Elite 4 AA Champion Evan Fedder and 2015’s Western Canadian Silver Medalist in Elite 4)

Elite 3: Ethan Ikeda (last year’s Western Canadian Bronze AA medalist)

Provincial 5: Treyson Cerrato (2015’s P5 AA Champion and Western Canadian Bronze AA medalist)

National Open: Kyle Machibroda-Ames (2014’s AA Champion returns to re-claim title)


Women’s Artistic Gymnastics

Watch out for these All Around hopefuls:

JO6: Mia Fronsdorf

Aspire 2: Scarlett Earl

HP Novice: Ilka Juk

HP Junior: Haley de Jong

Level 10: Taylor Chan

Level 9: Savannah Holman

HP Senior: Shallon Olsen


Trampoline Gymnastics

These athletes are looking to improve their difficulty and form scores:

Jordyn Yendley (OGC)

Emily Welsh (OGC),

Emily Schmidt (KGTC),

Cami Hill (OGC),

Tiana Hesmert (Aviva),

Gavin Dodd (KGTC),

Kristina Dodd (KGTC),

Declan McLean (Shasta),

Owen Armstrong (Flip City),

Blake Mould (Nanaimo),

Adin Brenner (Nanaimo),

Mario Bruno (KGTC),

Trent Beebe (Tag),

Taya Clyne (TAG),

Hannah Brown (Shasta),

John Rowden (Flip city)


These athletes are seeking International Double Mini assignments in the near future:

Douglas Armstrong (Flip City),

Kyle Carragher (Shasta),

Tamara O’Brien (Shasta),

Connar Tomalty (Flip City)