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Athletes Flip out at meet

Flip City Gymnastics Club’s Madeline Haugen was one of 28 athletes from the Langley club competing at the Flip City 2014 Invitational over the weekend. - John Morrow/Black Press
Flip City Gymnastics Club’s Madeline Haugen was one of 28 athletes from the Langley club competing at the Flip City 2014 Invitational over the weekend.
— image credit: John Morrow/Black Press

More than 200 athletes from 15 clubs around the province took part in the Flip City 2014 Invitational for artistic gymnastics.

The meet was hosted by Langley’s Flip Gymnastics and Gymnastics BC at Abbotsford’s Exhibition Park over the weekend (March 28 to 30).

The meet also served as part of the trial process for Team B.C. at the 2014 Western Canada Cup and Canadian gymnastics championships later this year.

Flip City was represented by 28 gymnasts who combined to capture 19 medals — six each of gold and bronze and seven silvers.

Medal winners for Flip City included:

Trampoline men’s

Joey Humberstone (silver, men’s)

Douglas Armstrong (gold, men’s junior finals)

Connar Tomalty (bronze, national open 19+)

Trampoline women’s

Lydia Ferguson (silver, P4 16+)

Tumbling men’s

Adam Menzies (silver, national open 17+)

Tumbling women’s

Madisen Whelband (gold, national 16U)

Double mini trampoline men’s

Joey Humberstone (silver, men’s)

Owen Armstrong (bronze, national 18U)

Caleb Giesbrecht (bronze, P1 12U)

Riku Shiomi (bronze, P3 14U finals)

Adam Menzies (gold, men’s senior)

Connar Tomalty (bronze, men’s senior)

Double mini trampoline women’s

Breanna Vuong (gold, P1 13+)

Mikaela Noke-Smith (silver, P1 13+)

Maya Crutch (bronze P2 13U)

Madeline Haugen (gold, P15 15U)

Sunita Crutch (gold, P4 16+)

Lydia Ferguson (silver, P4 16+)

Synchro

Douglas Armstrong and Connar Tomalty (silver, men’s national preliminaries)

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