It was a great afternoon at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf on Sunday March 1, as the NSW Gymnastics community gathered to acknowledge the outstanding performances of athletes, coaches, clubs and officials at the 2019 GNSW Annual Awards. NSW HPC athletes and coaches came away with the following awards: Men's Gymnastics International Coaching Team of the Year - NSW High Performance Centre Men's Gymnastics Junior International Athlete of the Year - Jose Caballero Men's Gymnastic
Congratulations to NSW HPC athletes Alan Osman, Jose Caballero and Logan Owen who have been selected to the Australian team to compete at the 2019 Austrian Future Cup and Olympic Hopes Cup in Linz, Austria and Liberec, Czech Republic. This will be the three athletes Australian team debut. The team depart November 16 with competing getting underway November 23. ATHLETES Logan Owen - NSW HPC Alan Osman - NSW HPC Jose Caballero - NSW HPC Matthew Contreras - VIC HPC Calvin Curry
Congratulations to NSW HPC/SOP gymnast Jack Hall who won the bronze medal on rings at the 2019 Junior International Team Cup that took place in Houston, Texas, from January 18 - 20. Jack's team mate Kip Smith took out the silver medal on Pommel Horse whilst Australia finished 5th in the team competition. Jack now moves into the Senior International division and will be a part of the NSW HPC team competing at the upcoming NSW State Trials taking place in March. #GymNSW #GymAus
The 2018 Building for Tomorrow Gymsports Clinic took place at Sydney Gymnastics and Aquatic Centre from Friday the 23rd until Sunday the 25th of November. It created a valuable opportunity for the NSW High Performance senior squad athletes and coaches to learn from some of the worlds best. Presenters included international guests Eddie van Hoof (Former GB Head Coach and current Canadian Head Coach), John Curtin (MAG High Performance Manager) Stacey Umeh (Movement Specialist)
Congratulations to all of the NSW HPC athletes who competed at the 2018 NSW Junior State Championships this past weekend. With 20 boys across 4 divisions, this was the largest contingent ever for the NSW HPC at a Junior State Championships. Day 1 saw the level 4, 5 and 6 boys take to the floor who showed confidence and quality in their performances. The highlight of the day was Dominic Briscas (Bankstown YMCA) capturing the level 4U State Champion title, whilst his teammate,
Congratulations to NSW HPC/SGAC athlete, Gabriel Swan-McLean who placed 5th in the Vault final at the 2018 Szombathely World Challenge Cup which took place from the 21st until the 23rd of September. Qualifying 4th into the finals, Gabriel was up against a world-class field and demonstrated two well executed vaults which saw him secure 5th position. You can check Gabriel out at next weeks Australian Clubs Carnival taking place on the Gold Coast from the 29th - 4th of October.
A big thank you to Scott Hann and the team at South Essex Gymnastics Club who have kindly opened their doors to our team for the past week for a week long training camp specifically focusing on skill development and preparing for the upcoming Szombathely World Challenge Cup. Many new skills have been gained and a lot of learning done. The team now head to Gyor, Hungary via Vienna, Austria for a further week long training camp before making their wat to Szombathely. #WorldCup