2019 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics National Squad

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, Women's artistic gymnastics

We are pleased to announce that the following athletes have been selected into the 2019 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics National Squad: Isabella Brett (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Maia Fishwick (Tri Star Gymnastics) Charlotte Ryan (Tri Star Gymnastics) Courtney McGregor (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) We wish these girls all the very best for their 2019 competitions. The Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) National Squad … Read More

Waitara Welcome Germany to their Gymnastics Family

Anna RobertsonInternational, Midlands, Women's artistic gymnastics

Gymnastics Waitara recently farewelled some newly made friends from Germany.  The visitors are all based at the TuS Chemnitx Altendorf Germany Centre of Excellence where they train and attend school. The girls are all part of the Germany Gymnastics Federation Kader team and have competed at the German Youth Championships, the European Youth Olympic Championships, Rio Olympics and other international … Read More

WAG – 2018 World Championships Team

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, NZ Team Announcements, Women's artistic gymnastics

It is with great delight that we can announce the Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Team to represent New Zealand at the 2018 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, to be held in Doha, Qatar 19 October – 4 November.  The athletes selected are: Individual Isabella Brett (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Maia Fishwick (Tri Star Gymnastics) Charlotte Ryan (Tri Star Gymnastics)   Team Isabella … Read More

WAG – 2018 Perth International STEPs Team

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, NZ Team Announcements, Women's artistic gymnastics

We are pleased to announce that the following team has been selected to represent New Zealand, at the Perth International Competition to be held 30 August – 2 September in Perth, Australia: STEP 8 Scarlet Boxall-Hunt – Counties Manukau Gymnastics Alyssa Greenland – Christchurch School of Gymnastics Maycee Rivers – North Harbour Gymnastics Club Emmilyn Stevens – Capital GymSports Kaatje … Read More

Mary Wright in Queen’s Honours List

Anna Robertsone-News, International, Women's artistic gymnastics

Today we congratulate Mary Wright who was awarded a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to Gymnastics. Mary first began her coaching career in Dunedin in 1965 before moving to Christchurch School of Gymnastics in 1969. Many of her athletes during this time won national titles with three competing in the 1973 World Championships. Hungry … Read More

Our ‘Stella’ Debuts on the Commonwealth Stage

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, e-News, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, International, Rhythmic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

The only females in the gymnastics contingent of the NZ Team, competing at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games are of course our two Stellas.  Both 15 and both debuting their first big senior event. Stella Ashcroft (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) competed in the women’s artistic gymnastics competition on Friday 6 April and qualified through to all around finals where … Read More

WAG Performance Camps and Workshops

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, Women's artistic gymnastics

The end of January saw the first Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) Junior and Senior Performance Camps held in Christchurch. The programme is created for both athletes and coaches – building the capability of coaches to deliver better gymnastics, to then create better athletes across all levels. Invited athletes attended with their coaches and were trained under the direction of WAG Performance … Read More

Ways to Watch Gymnastics at Gold Coast 2018

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, e-News, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, International, Men's artistic gymnastics, Rhythmic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

Seven out of the two hundred and fifty-one athletes in the New Zealand team competing at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, are gymnastics athletes.  If you are not fortunate enough to be at the event, following are some ways that we can support our athletes from afar… There are certain media restrictions in the Village, but we will be posting … Read More

WAG 2018 Australian Championships Team

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, NZ Team Announcements, Women's artistic gymnastics

We are excited to announce the women’s artistic gymnastics team to compete at the 2018 Australian Gymnastics Championships to be held in Melbourne, 22 – 27 May.  The selected athletes are: Senior International Tyla Bow – Counties Manukau Gymnastics   Junior International 15 Years and YOG Trial Josephine Chao – Christchurch School of Gymnastics Jazpa Hammond-Parrish – Christchurch School of … Read More

Gymnastics Coaches Selected to NZ Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, International, Media Release, Men's artistic gymnastics, NZ Team Announcements, Rhythmic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

We are super pleased to announce that the New Zealand Olympic Committee has officially selected the gymnastics support staff who will accompany our athletes to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games next month. Men’s Artistic Gymnastics – Head Coach David Phillips David is the coach to four out of five of the selected athletes. David is NZ’s most experienced MAG coach … Read More