Friday, February 25, 2011

Final Provincial Qualifier

Good luck to all our provincial athletes competing in their final qualifying competition this weekend in St. Catherines!!  They are all hoping to move on to Ontario Championships in April!!!  Go Oakville!!!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Chicago Tour

With all the excitement from the Canada Games we nearly forgot to mention Nikki and Melissa's excellent adventure to Chicago! 

The girls qualified back in November at Tour Selection to represent Ontario in Chicago at The 2011 IGI Chicago Style Meet which, according to their website is the largest invitational in the world.  It has also been selected as an official invitational meet for the Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup Series. 

Held at the historic Navy Pier, athletes travelled from all over the US, Canada and the world to compete in levels 2 through to Elite.  Nikki and Melissa were in the tough level 10 category.  To make their task even tougher the division they competed in contained athletes of Elite calibre, some of which have competed internationally for the US!!  With such a large amount of girls competing in each level they need to be broken down into divisions.  There were a total of 343 athletes in level 10 alone. 

While the results may not have been what they had hoped for, it is always a great deal of fun to travel and compete as part of a team!  Meeting new friends and reconnecting with old ones is probably the best part of all!!  I'm sure both Nikki and Melissa will have some wonderful memories from their trip.

Team Ontario

Friday, February 18, 2011

Team Ontario at the Opening Ceremonies - photo provided by Megan Douglas

Another nice one!  Thanks Megan!!

Mikeala with her Event Finals bling!!

More Gold for Gill - Bars and Beam Event Finals

All Around - 5 Oakville Girls in top 8!  Wow!!

Thursday, February 17, 2011

6 More Medals for Ontario at Canada Winter Games

Better get a truck to haul them home!!  A total of 11 medals for our Oakville Girls!!

Team Ontario - Gold
All Around - Gold -Sabrina Gill
All Around - Gold - Sylvia Colussi Palaez
All Around - Silver - Mikeala Gerber
Vault - Silver - Mikeala Gerber
Bars - Gold - Sabrina Gill
Bars - Bronze - Silvia Colussi Paleaz
Beam - Gold - Sabrina Gill
Beam - Bronze - Mikeala Gerber
Floor - Silver - Mikeala Gerber

Congratulations ladies!!!!  More info and photos to follow!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Oakville Rules!!


Top 8!

Team Ontario Wins Gold!!!!!

Hmmm they really are gold!!!

Larger than life!!

The torch baby!!
First Ontario takes the team gold now Oakville dominates the top 10 in the all around!!!  Sabrina (1st) fought her way back after a bit of a scare on bars to tie with Sylvia (1st) who was rock solid on all four events. Mikeala placed (3rd), Jordyn(4th), Krishna(7th) and Elise(tied for 9TH).  All our girls in the top 10!!!  We cannot be prouder than ALL of them!  This must be some kind of a record for one club?!?!?  Next up event finals!!!  Bring it on! :)

All around streaming live

The womens all around is being streamed live starting at 4:30 EST.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Ontario Captures Gold at Canada Winter Games!!!

They did it!!!!

Not only did Ontario win the gold in team competition they did it in style!  A full 5 points more than 2nd palce BC!  Well done girls we are all very proud!!!!

Canada Winter Games Live Streaming

Team Ontario is in the second group today which starts at 4:40pm!!  The competition will be streamed live at Bell Aliant!!

Click on the link.  Select Bell Aliant schedule then click on their link near the top of the schedule!!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

They have arrived!!!

I have it on very good authority that the athletes are now in Halifax!!  They were greeted by many people cheering them as the arrived at the airport!!!  The schools have been closed down for 2 weeks for the event!!  Very nice!!  GoTeam Ontario!!!!!

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Team Ontario ready to go for the gold!!!!

Only 2 more days until the opening ceremonies for the Canada Winter Games in Halifax!!  Sabrina, Mikeala, Jordyn, Krishna, Sylvia, Elise and Gabriella have all been working very hard and they look ready to take on some very strong teams from across Canada!!  With last years Junior and Novice Canadian champions on the team, Ontario is sure to be one of the favourites to bring home team gold!!! The link below will take you to schedules, results and athlete profiles!!  There does appear to be some live streaming of the games as well but I have been unable to confirm that there will in fact be any qymnastics streamed!   Please join me in wishing all the girls the very best of luck.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Medal Haul for Oakville Provincial Girls

The provincial girls brought home a total of 40 medals from their 2nd qualifier hosted by the Milton Springers Gymanstics Club this past weekend.  13 Gold, 11 Silver and 16 Bronze!  Wow impressive results!!  The girls have been working very hard as they try to qualify for the Ontario Championships in April!! .  Their 3rd and final qualifier is to be held in St Catherines the last weekend of February.  Keep up the good work ladies!!

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Oakville gymnasts set to make impact nationally

InsideHalton Article: Oakville gymnasts set to make impact nationally

Date and location Changes for Provincials

Please be aware that the dates and locations have changed for the Ontario Provincial championships!!

Qualified athletes Levels 7 thru National will compete the weekend of April 1st in St. Catherines.

Qualified athletes Levels 5 and 6 will compete the weekend of April 15th in Windsor.

Once call to meets are published on GO'w website we will post them here for your reference!!

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

St. Catherines Qualifier

As usual please double check before heading out!!

Gymnix Schedule

See below for the tentative Gymnix schedule.  It will help with your travel plans.  Please remember it is tentative so it could change.  Check back here before finalizing your plans!!