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South Durham Gymnastics Club Blog

Double Downie Cup

Double Downie Cup

Our elite squad gymnasts had a great weekend as they travelled down to compete in the Double Downie Cup in Nottingham. Our gymnasts competed across 3 days, taking away lots of valuable experiences and making lots of new friends along the way! Well done to our winners!
Level 5 Out of Age
Overall: Emmie Clarkson 5th, Abi Dixon 1st
Level 5 In Age
Overall: Keira Pedelty 5th
Level 4
Overall: Elise Fisher 4th, Abbey Raine 5th
Level 3
Overall: Isobel Gosling 2nd
Level 2 Out o[..]

North Regional Squad

North Regional Squad

Our North Regional Squad gymnasts had a great day as they travelled to the City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy to have a day of training with other gymnasts and coaches from around the region. As most girls had competitions coming up the following weekend the girls took part in a 'control competition' and South Durham performed beautifully to win the following:
Overall Champion: Elise Fisher
2nd Overall: Abbey Raine
Bars Champion: Olivia Bell
Floor Champion: Abi Dixon[..]

British Gymnastics Awards Night

British Gymnastics Awards Night

Susan Robertson, a highly valued member of our volunteer coaching team who gives so much to the many disciplines of gymnastics in the North as a participant, coach, judge and tutor has very deservingly won the accolade of Volunteer of the Year! Team pink could not be prouder of Susan and all she has done for the club!

Our head coaches Nicola Preston and Rachael Wright were recognised once again for their amazing achievement and work in producing an Olympic Bronze Medalist! They were awar[..]

Rushmoor Rosebowl 2017

Rushmoor Rosebowl 2017

Mia Scott and Leah Greenland took part in their first ever international competition as part of the Great Britain Junior team. The girls flew down to London with their coach Rach who was also the Great Britain coach for the junior team! The girls had an absolutely fantastic weekend as they secured the silver medal behind the GB Seniors, a great experience for both girls who did themselves, the club and their country proud!

A special mention also to Mia Scott and secured herself a place i[..]

North Voluntary Levels 2017

North Voluntary Levels 2017

The North Voluntary Levels 2017 which were held at City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy saw a large amount of our elite and intermediate squad gymnasts competing on the vault, bars, beam and floor. The competition was a great success with many girls taking home ribbons, medals and a few overall champion trophies! Well done to our of our beautiful pink ladies who took part and well down to our winners:
-Level 2: Charlotte Moralee Overall Champion and Olivia Bell 5th Overall
-Level 3, 11&[..]

National Coach Visit

National Coach Visit

On Friday our National Coach David came to visit the Pink Gym. The girls worked very hard and took away lots of new ideas! Great motivation for them all! #alwayslearning![..]

Challenge Cup 2017

Challenge Cup 2017

A fab weekend of competition this weekend as we saw Charlotte and Harriet travel down to the Challenge Cup 2017. Both girls had a good competition, showing off their beautiful routines and placing 25th for Harriet and 22nd for Charlotte out of a field of 72 gymnasts!

Charlotte then competed again on the Sunday at the Bill McLaughlin Team Championships as part of the North Team, having a steady competition and helping the team finish in 7th place.

Fab weekend and awesome effort fr[..]

Pink Ladies Invitational 2017

Pink Ladies Invitational 2017

WOW! What an amazing weekend we have had here as we hosted our annual Pink Ladies Invitational competition!
The competition, which was ran over three days, saw more than 550 gymnasts competing from over 28 different clubs based around the country. Huge thank you to all of the clubs, coaches, gymnasts, SD staff, parents and volunteers for helping to make the weekend so special. We have made so many new friends and special memories and the plans for next years competition have already started, [..]

International Call Up

International Call Up

***BREAKING NEWS***
We are super proud and excited to announce that Leah Greenland and Mia Scott have been selected to compete for Great Britain at their first international in Rushmoor in October . A fantastic achievement for the girls and for the club!![..]

Regional Voluntary Levels 2017

Regional Voluntary Levels 2017

Very proud of our 3 little Pink Ladies who competed in their Regional Voluntary Levels yesterday at Redcar Gymnastics Club.

In the pre level 4 competition we had Keira and Eva-Mae who both showed excellent composure as they competed in the biggest round. Both girls had a good competition only have a small error each on beam. Keira finished the competition in 3rd place and Eva-Mae in 6th place.

Elise was our only gymnast from the club competing in the Level 4 competition. Elise ha[..]