The 2015 Western Championships for gymnastics were held in Alberta last week.
Team BC was represented well from clubs across the province including the Twisters Gymnastic club which is made up of athletes from Abbotsford, Mission and the surrounding area.
The following are some of the results for the BC squad:
National Open: Open Team won gold
Dawson Friesen – All Around Bronze, Gold on Horizontal Bar;
Wyatt Lavers – All Around 11th, 7th on Floor.
Elite 4: Elite 4 Team won Gold
Michael Frew – Silver on Pommel Horse, Bronze on Parallel Bars and Horizontal Bar.
Elite 3: Elite 3 Team A won Gold, Team B won Bronze;
Evan Raible (Mission) – 11th on Pommel Horse;
Ethan Ikeda (Mission) – Bronze All Around, Silver on Vault.
Level 5: Level 5 Team won Gold
Kristofer Unipan (Mission) – 12th All Around, 5th on Vault;
Brendan Ansell – 6th All Around, 4th on Floor and Pommel Horse.
Ashlynn Skulstad (Mission) – Bronze All-Around, Gold on Floor, Bars and Beam event finalist, Gold with the team;
Marquita Morison – 8th All-around, Bronze on Bars, Gold with the team.
Brienna Gaspar – 12th All-Around, Vault finalist, Silver with the team;
Tamara Skulstad (Mission) – 13th All-Around, Floor finalist, Silver with the team.
Provincial 5 Open:
Justine Robinson (Mission) – 8th All-around, Bronze on Vault, Floor finalist, Silver with the team.
Zoe Rumsby – 11th All-around, 5th on Beam, Bronze with the team;
Mikhayla Rosenow – 14th All-around, 8th on Vault, Bronze with the team.