Nationals – Reflections from an Athlete

Anna Robertson2017 NZ Aerobics and Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships, 2017 NZ Artistic Gymnastics Championships, 2017 NZ Trampoline Gymnastics Championships, e-News, South Island, Women's artistic gymnastics

“The New Zealand Gymnastics Championships is the most anticipated event of the year for all eligible gymnasts. The best athletes from across the country work hard all year to prepare before coming together to represent their Province and show off their best routines. In order to be eligible for your provincial team, you must achieve the National qualifying score and … Read More

2017 Championships Counting Down

Anna RobertsonAerobics, Competitive Gymnastics, e-News, Men's artistic gymnastics, Regional, Rhythmic gymnastics, Trampoline, Women's artistic gymnastics

Merchandise There will be limited stock available for purchase at the event, so get online to get geared up in time to cheer your team on at the event. Merchandise is available to everyone, not just those competing. Link to the website. Join the team Are you interested in getting in on the action and being part of the team … Read More

2017 NZ Trans Tasman Teams

Anna Robertson2017 NZ Artistic Gymnastics Championships, 2017 NZ Trampoline Gymnastics Championships, Competitive Gymnastics, International, Men's artistic gymnastics, NZ Team Announcements, Trampoline, Women's artistic gymnastics

We are excited to announce our teams to compete in the Trans Tasman competitions at the 2017 NZ Gymnastics Championships.  Each year we invite our friends from Gymnastics Australia to join us for some good old trans tasman rivalry. The teams to represent New Zealand this year are: Women’s Artistic Gymnastics The following team has been selected using the top … Read More

2017 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics World Championships Team

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

It is with great pleasure that we can announce the women’s artistic gymnastics team to represent New Zealand at the 2017 World Championships to be held in Montreal, Canada, 2-8 October.  The team who has been selected is: Courtney McGregor (Christchurch School of Gymnastics / Boise State University) Isabella Brett (Tri Star Gymnastics) Estella Matthewson (Tri Star Gymnastics) Ayame van Buesekom (Tri … Read More

WAG Prime Singapore Team

Anna RobertsonNZ Team Announcements, Women's artistic gymnastics

We are very pleased to announce that we have selected the women’s artistic gymnastics team to represent New Zealand at the Prime Singapore competition in November.  The successful athletes are: STEP 8 Ruby Kitchen (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Ava Fitzgerald (North Harbour Gymnastics) Tannah van Niekerk (Tri Star Gymnastics) Sarah Jennings (Twisters Tawa Gymnastics) Meg McInroe (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) … Read More

Medals Hauled back from Australian Championships

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, e-News, International, Rhythmic gymnastics, Trampoline, Women's artistic gymnastics

Three NZ teams returned from across the ditch, with a haul of medals at the beginning of the month.  The 2017 Australian Gymnastics Championships saw more than 1,400 athletes compete for Australian national titles and (for our NZ teams) bragging rights.  The Australian pinnacle event saw our NZ teams win 32 medals – 13 gold, 7 silver and 12 bronze. A … Read More

Four of the World’s Top Judges are Kiwi

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, International, Member Updates, Regional, Trampoline, Women's artistic gymnastics

In the FIG international judging pathway, there are four levels of judges, starting from Brevet Category 4 going up to Brevet Category 1.  A judge does an intercontinental judges course at the beginning of a four-year cycle where the results of their theory and practical exams places them in one of the four categories. Once awarded a Brevet, the judge … Read More

WAG 2017 Australian Gymnastics Championships Team

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

GymSports NZ is pleased to announce the Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Team to represent New Zealand at the 2017 Australian Gymnastics Championships, 22 – 29 May, as follows: Senior International Isabella Brett – Tri Star Gymnastics Caitlin Todd – Tri Star Gymnastics Estella Matthewson – Tri Star Gymnastics Ayame van Beusekom – Tri Star Gymnastics Charlotte Ryan – North Harbour Gymnastics … Read More

2017 WAG STEPs Update

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

The WAG coach/judge workshops will be rolling out across the country in March detailing the new WAG requirements. The aim of these workshops is to upskill Women’s Artistic Gymnastics coaches and judges involved with the WAG STEPs Programme at a lower and intermediate level. There will be two workshop sessions available; STEPs 1-3 and STEPs 4-6. The workshops will cover … Read More

Jessica Rice Renamed Forward Foundation Ambassador

Anna RobertsonCentral-Wellington, e-News, Regional, Women's artistic gymnastics

For the third year running, Jessica Rice has been appointed as a Forward Foundation Ambassador. The Forward Foundation is all about “Empowering Girls through Sport” with the key values of leadership, education and participation. Through the project, Jess will be promoting gymsports – specifically Women’s Artistic Gymnastics with support from her mentor. Best of luck to Jess with the year … Read More