Media Release: Kiwi Invents New Gymnastics Move

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, Media Release, Men's artistic gymnastics

The International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG) announced over the weekend that six new elements will be published in the International Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Code of Points. One of these is ‘the Koudinov’, created, performed and submitted by our Kiwi Olympian Mikhail (Misha) Koudinov. “I had the idea of it in my head for probably 10 years, but never considered it … Read More

Media release: New National Trampoline Champions Named

Anna Robertson2017 NZ Trampoline Gymnastics Championships, Competitive Gymnastics, Media Release, Trampoline

260 athletes bounced their way into the Pioneer Stadium this week for the 2017 NZ Trampoline Championships.  From Northland to Southland, they’ve represented 14 provinces around New Zealand, to battle it out for National titles. The Championships returned to Christchurch for the first time in 10 years, and was organised by the Gymsports in Canterbury Charitable Trust, led by Nigel … Read More

Media Release: More National Gymnastics Titles Won

Anna Robertson2017 NZ Aerobics and Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships, Aerobics, Media Release, Rhythmic gymnastics

The 2017 Aerobics and Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships has come to a close at Auckland’s ASB Arena today. Over the past 5 days, 449 athletes from 16 provinces have competed for national titles. The 2017 New Zealand Rhythmic title has gone to Stella Ebert of Auckland, after placing first in all apparatus.  The Junior athlete applied for permission to compete in … Read More

Media Release: Gymnastics Battle for National Titles

Anna Robertson2017 NZ Artistic Gymnastics Championships, Competitive Gymnastics, e-News, Media Release, Men's artistic gymnastics

Media release: Sunday 8 October 2017 The 2017 NZ Artistic Gymnastics Championships has wrapped up in Nelson today. 400 athletes from 16 provinces descended on the Trafalgar centre for what was a spectacular show of New Zealand gymnastics. The National Championships was split this year into 3 separate events – Artistic Gymnastics here in Nelson, Rhythmic and Aerobic Gymnastics currently … Read More

Media Release: NZ’s Best Gymnasts to Perform Across the Country

Anna Robertson2017 NZ Aerobics and Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships, 2017 NZ Artistic Gymnastics Championships, 2017 NZ Trampoline Gymnastics Championships, Competitive Gymnastics, e-News, Media Release

  GymSports New Zealand has announced that the best gymnasts in the country will compete for national titles in three different cities this year. Nelson will play host to the NZ Artistic Gymnastics Championships, at the recently renovated Trafalgar Centre, from 4 – 8 October. GymSports NZ will work alongside Gymnastics Nelson and the wider Top of the South community … Read More

Gymnasts Named in High Performance Investment Announcement

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, Media Release, Trampoline, Women's artistic gymnastics

GymSports New Zealand is pleased to announce another sport record, to what has been a year of ‘firsts’ for the national sports organisation. High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) announced this morning their Campaign Investment decisions for 2017 and on the list is women’s artistic gymnast Courtney McGregor. Courtney was the baby of the New Zealand Olympic Team in Rio, … Read More

Media release: Indo Pacific Championships Wrap Up In Napier

Anna Robertson2016 Indo Pacific Championships, International, Media Release

An action packed five days wrapped up at the 2016 Indo Pacific Championships in Napier today, where 184 athletes from Australia (40), Canada (24), Japan (31), South Africa (8) and New Zealand (81) have been competing for Indo Pacific titles at the Pettigrew Green Arena.  New Zealand took five out of six of the senior titles. Lachlan (Lachie) Smith from … Read More

Media release: International Championships Kick Off in Napier

Anna Robertson2016 Indo Pacific Championships, Competitive Gymnastics, International, Media Release, Trampoline

The 2016 Indo Pacific Championships officially kicked off this morning with a powhiri lead by local tangata whenua Ngati Kahunguru. New Zealand Olympian Dylan Schmidt led 186 athletes from South Africa, Canada, Japan, Australia and New Zealand into Pettigrew Green Arena, where they will compete over the next five days. Athletes will bounce it out in individual and synchronised trampoline, double-mini trampoline … Read More

Media Release: NZ Wins More Medals in Namibia

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, Media Release, Women's artistic gymnastics

From Invercargill to Walvis Bay…Just ten days after competing at the 2016 New Zealand Gymsports Championships, the New Zealand junior women’s artistic gymnastics team take multiple podium finishes at the Junior Commonwealth Championships in Namibia. Tuesday night NZ time saw the team, consisting of Stella Ashcroft (Christchurch School of Gymnastics), Samadiana Fariz and Isabella Brett (Tri Star Gymnastics), finish in third … Read More

Media Release: National Gymnastics Titles Awarded

Anna Robertson2016 NZ Gymsports Championships, Competitive Gymnastics, Media Release

Media release: Sunday 2 October 2016 Five days of competition saw 16 provinces battle it out at the 2016 New Zealand Gymsports Championships, where Auckland and Canterbury dominated the National titles. Both Trampoline titles go home to the same household in Auckland, with Rachel Schmidt taking out the Senior Women’s trampoline and brother Dylan Schmidt the Senior Men’s. Dylan also … Read More