Talent-spotted Sky High trampoline gymnasts scoop awards

Six and seven-year-old trampoline gymnasts, identified through a school talent programme, swept the board at a Sussex County Trampoline Competition.

Sixteen youngsters from the Sky High Trampoline Gymnastics Academy competed in the county (CDP), and National (JDP) Level Trampoline Competition, at Seaford, on February 23, and nearly all of them came away with an individual or team medal.

Some of gymnasts from the Sky High Trampoline Gymnastics Academy pictured with their medals and trophies.


The results were:

CDP Level 1, Female: 1 Ciara Long, 2 Amber Edney, 3 Butterfly Buckley, 4 Suzannah Philips, 5 Carys Keevil, 8 Cerys Francis, 9 Florence Hedges, 12 Felicity Frappell.

CDP Level 1, Male: 1 Isaac Eley, 2 Theo Morton-Cobb, 4 Dilan Scott-Smith.

JDP Level 1, Female: 2 Kasey Stopps, 4 Tallulah Wood.

JDP Level 1, Male:1  Jack Cullen.

JDP Level 2, Female: 1 Poppy Bishop.

JDP Level 2, Male: 1 Max James.

Free gymnastic sessions

The gymnasts were identified in their primary school settings by Sky High Coaches who delivered free gymnastic sessions to Reception and Year 1 children as part of their PE lesson.

The gymnasts form the second cohort of the Sky High talent identification programme which is proving to be very successful.

Please contact Sky High Trampoline Gymnastics Academy based at Fun Abounds Trampoline Centre, Unit 21, 21 Bell lane, Uckfield, if you know of a primary school which would benefit from British Gymnastics qualified, DBS checked coaches delivering a free gymnastic lesson at your setting or call 01825 768 479 or email info@funabounds.co.uk for more information.

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