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South Durham Gymnastics Club Blog

Regional Grades 2018

Regional Grades 2018

Well done to all of our gymnasts who competed in the Regional Grades competition at the weekend which was held at the City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy. We had girls competing from both the Elite and the Intermediate Squads performing routines on the vault, bars, beam, floor and range. A special well done to all of our champions from the day!
-Grade 6, 11&under Champion: Tiani-Mai Graham
-Grade 6, 12&over Champion: Mia Dowson
-Grade 5, 9 years Champion: Maddie Chatt
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British Championships 2018

British Championships 2018

Wow what an awesome weekend team pink had at the British Championships 2018! Four of our girls travelled down to compete in the Liverpool Echo Arena at the weekend in the Junior and Senior competition against the best gymnasts in Great Britain in front of a huge crowded arena.

The Friday was the start of the competition and Mia Scott, Leah Greenland and Lydia Collins were the first to take to the podium in the junior competition. The three girls competed on all four pieces of apparatus s[..]

Pink Events Set Work Championships

Pink Events Set Work Championships

Sunday saw the very first competition of 2018 for our General Squad gymnasts with the Pink Events Set Works Championships taking place at Redcar Gymnastics Club. The competition consisted of gymnasts performing set routines on the floor, range and beam from level 6 to level 1. The competition was a huge success for the Pink Ladies who took away a ton of ribbons, medals and trophies. Well done to everyone who took part and special mention to our overall winners!
-Level 6, 8 Years Champion: Ash[..]

English Championships 2018

English Championships 2018

The club were very proud to be able to take 8 of our gymnasts down to the English Championships at the weekend. The first of our girls travelled down South to take part in podium training on Thursday where they were able to get a feel of the equipment and the competition hall where they would be competing the following day. Isobel, Ellie, Harriet, Charlotte and Mercedes competed in the Espoir competition on Friday, it was the first ever English Championships for all of the girls and although a f[..]

Great Britain National Squads 2018

Great Britain National Squads 2018

The club are very proud to announce that these 3 Pink Ladies have made it on to National Squads once again for 2018. Well done to Mia and Leah who have been selected for the Great British Junior National Squad and Mercedes who has been selected for the Great British Pathway Development Squad. We are all super proud of you girls![..]

North Regional Squad 2018

North Regional Squad 2018

Our first North Regional Squad of 2018 took place at the City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy on Saturday 6th January.

The South Durham Girls trained alongside many other clubs in the region, working with different gymnasts and coaches for the day, taking away lots of great memories and new friends. Special mention to Eva-Mae who won the conditioning challenge winning herself a pink bag!

Our next North Regional Squad will take place on the 11th April at South Durham Gymnastics Cl[..]

Special Guest Robson Green

Special Guest Robson Green

Sometimes Christmas comes early and today we had a surprise visit from Actor Robson Green! A keen supporter of the club, Robson was able to witness some amazing gymnastics from the elite gymnasts. He also chatted with the girls and coaches providing inspiration and advice for success as well as sharing a laugh or two. Not to be outdone by the amazing displays of skill and courage Robson ended with a display of his own on the vault and beam![..]

Durham Dales Schools Gymnastics Festival

Durham Dales Schools Gymnastics Festival

South Durham Gymnastics Club were proud to host the Durham Dales Schools Gymnastics Festival on Tuesday. The morning and afternoon saw the gym buzzing with lots of school children who were excited to show everybody their group gymnastics routines that they had been working hard on back at their schools with their teachers! The children were also treated to special performances from some of our elite gymnasts. Well done to all schools that took part![..]

North Voluntary Team Championships 2017

North Voluntary Team Championships 2017

South Durham Gymnastics Club once again hosted the North Voluntary Team Championships at the weekend which saw clubs from all around the North compete in from level 7 all the way to level 3.

South Durham has 4 teams qualify and girls from both the elite and intermediate squads worked together to achieve some excellent results!

Level 7: 2nd place!
Level 6: 1st place champions!
Level 5: 1st place champions!
Level 4: 1st place champions!

Well done to all gymnasts an[..]

National Voluntary Levels 2017

National Voluntary Levels 2017

The start of November saw our two fabulous pink ladies Mercedes and Elise travel down to Guildford to compete in the National Voluntary Levels against top gymnasts in the country for their age groups.

Mercedes was first up to compete on the Saturday in the Level 2 competition, representing South Durham Gymnastics Club. She put in a great effort showing lots of big skills, with a few uncharacteristic falls and still finishing in a fabulous 8th place!

Elise then took to the floor o[..]