Congratulations to all the athletes who competed at the 1st Ontario Cup for Trampoline and Tumbling!!! The 3-day event took place in Oshawa, Ontario from February 8-10.
This was the first Ontario Cup of the season and the FIRST provincial level competition for many of the athletes as well!! There were 10 new athletes in tumbling, 10 new athletes in trampoline and 10 new athletes in double mini trampoline. Head coach Teresa Mikola says she’s never sure how new athletes will react to a provincial level competition but was impressed by the effort put forth by all.
Overall, the team had some great results, with many athletes placing in the top 8.
On Day 1, the BGs kicked off the competition with some medals in Synchronized Trampoline. Nicholas U. and Maksim S. took silver for their performance in Level 3 competition. Carter W. and Ma’Ayan K. teamed up in Level 2 competition and came away with 8th place.
More medals were won in Trampoline! Ma’Ayan K. took home a gold medal and Maia B. came away with a bronze medal in Level 2 trampoline. Vince G., Carter W. and Jayden R-C were 4th, 5th and 8th in Level 2 men’s 13 and under, while Nicholas U. took 6th in Level 3 and Matthew D. was 7th in his Level 2 age group. James B. just missed the podium in 9th. Hanna W. earned a silver medal in Level 5 women’s while Chris U. also took home a silver in Level 5 men’s. Sienna G. and Hannah P. just missed the medals in 4th place in Level 2 and Level 4 respectively.
On the Double Mini Trampoline, the BGs earned several gold medals! Ma’Ayan K. nabbed the gold in Level 2 competition, while James B. and Hanna W. won gold in Level 1 and Level 6, respectively. Sydni B. took bronze in Level 3, and Vince G., Carter W. and Jayden R-C were 5th, 6th and 7th in Level 2 men’s. Josie J. and Tiana C. were 6th and 7th in Level 4 women’s, while Maia B., earned her 2nd bronze of the competition for her efforts in Level 2. Finally, Nicholas U. and Maksim S. were 4th and 5th in Level 3 competition while Sienna G. and Olivia D. were also 4th and 5th in Level 1 competition.
In Tumbling, Ema B. took home a silver medal while new team mate Julianna was 4th in a large field of Level 4 competitors. Both Victoria and Ma’Ayan were 5th in the Level 1 and Level 2 respective levels. Olivia B. and Andrew G. just missed medals in 4th place for Level 3 and Level 1 respectively, while Maksim S. placed in 7th.
Another big “first” for the BG’s: our Muslim trampoline and tumbling athletes were the first to compete at an Ontario Cup!! Way to go!
Finally, a special CONGRATULATIONS to Ema B for hitting the mobility score her first time out as a Level 4 and becoming BG’s newest national athlete!!
Overall it was a great 1st Cup…can’t wait for the 2nd Cup in Niagara Falls in March….stay tuned!