On Saturday 11th August 2019, gymnasts from High Flyers, Northern Districts, College Park and Star-Mites took up the BIG Challenge at the new training facility at High Flyers Trampoline & Gymnastics Academy.
Over the two sessions, the gymnasts from both State and National Levels 1 - 6 competed amongst each other for Individual Apparatus, All Around (The Bespalov Trophy)), Apparatus Artistic Awards, as well as the Team Challenge with the added Power Play. They were also aiming high to qualify for the upcoming WA Junior Gymnastics Championships!
Congratulations and thank you to all the competitors, coaches, judges and volunteers whose efforts made the 2019 BIG Challenge a success. Congratulations are also extended to the winners of the Bespalov Trophy, Individual Apparatus, Artistic Awards and Team Challenge and their coaches.
The Bespalov Trophy for All Around Champions:
Level 1 - Mongol Boldbayor (Star-Mites)
State Level 2 - Carter Faulkner (NDGC)
National Level 2 - Jaxon Power (High Flyers)
State Level 3 - Dylan De Ocampo (NDGC)
National Level 3 - Lewis Beaumont (High Flyers)
State Level 4 - Billy Bromley (NDGC)
National Level 4 -- Liam Stolp (High Flyers)
National Level 5 - Jack De Gaye (High Flyers)
State Level 6 - Aidan Marcov (Star-Mites)
National Level 6 - Jundro Seegers (High Flyers)
The Individual Apparatus Artistic Award winners (named after the previous year's winners):
The Jackson Wright Artistic Award for Vault - Ryan Florence (Star-Mites)
The Kyle Joyce Artistic Award for Floor - Jaxon Power (High Flyers)
The Liam Stolp Artistic Award for Parallel Bars - Jaxon Farrar (NDGC)
The Jaxon Farrar Artistic Award for Rings - Nathan Byrne (High Flyers)
The Sam Malonzo Artistic Award for Pommel - Aidan Cummins (NDGC)
The Janko Seegers Artistic Award for High Bar - Jundro Seeegers (High Flyers)
The Team Challenge Level Champions:
Level 1 - Star-Mites
Level 2 - High Flyers
Level 3 - High Flyers
Level 4 - High Flyers
Level 5 - High Flyers
Mixed Level - High Flyers
Thank you to main event sponsors Scarboro Toyota and Auto Body and Paint whose support made the BIG Challenge possible. The event organisers would also like to extend their gratitude to the businesses and individuals for their generous donations for our raffles, Tony and Emma Burton from High Flyers for their support and the volunteers from the High Flyers MAG community.
See you all again in 2020 ready to take on the BIG Challenge!!