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Gymnastics Canada – OTTAWA, ON (October 15, 2018) – Gymnastics Canada is pleased to announce the athletes, coaches, judges, and staff who will represent Canada at the FIG World Championships in Trampoline Gymnastics in St. Petersburg, Russia from November 4th to 11th.

“We are looking forward to building off our recent international success and solidifying ourselves as one of the leading nations in the sport. These World Championships will give the athletes the opportunity to perfect their routines and set the stage as we enter into an Olympic selection year,” said Karen Cockburn, national team director for trampoline gymnastics at Gymnastics Canada.

The team is highlighted by current 2-time Olympic champion in individual trampoline, Rosie MacLennan from King City, ON who has her sights set on competing at Tokyo 2020. The team also includes Sophiane Méthot from La Prairie, QC who won a bronze medal in women’s trampoline at last year’s World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, and Jérémy Chartier from Montréal, QC who recently carried the flag for Team Canada at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. The team also includes 2017 World Games team member Jon Schwaiger of Ancaster, ON who will compete in both DMT and tumbling.

INDIVIDUAL TRAMPOLINE – WOMEN

  • Sophiane Méthot, La Prairie, QC – Virtuose Centre Acrobatique
  • Sarah Milette, Longueuil, QC – Virtuose Centre Acrobatique
  • Samantha Smith, Toronto, ON – Shasta Trampoline
  • Rosie MacLennan, King City, ON – Skyriders Trampoline Place

INDIVIDUAL TRAMPOLINE – MEN

  • Jérémy Chartier, Montréal, QC – Virtuose Centre Acrobatique
  • Jason Burnett, King Township, ON – Skyriders Trampoline Place
  • Keegan Soehn, Red Deer, AB – Thunder Country Trampoline & Gymnastics
  • Jake Cranham, Mississauga, ON – Skyriders Trampoline Place

SYNCHRONIZED TRAMPOLINE – WOMEN

  • Rosie MacLennan & Sarah Milette – King City, ON/Longueuil, QC – Skyriders Trampoline Place/Virtuose Centre Acrobatique
  • Sophiane Méthot & Rachel Tam – La Prairie, QC/Toronto, ON –Skyriders Trampoline Place/Virtuose Centre Acrobatique

SYNCHRONIZED TRAMPOLINE – MEN

  • Jason Burnett & Jake Cranham – King Township, ON/Mississauga, ON – Skyriders Trampoline Place
  • Jérémy Chartier & Keegan Soehn – Montreal, QC/Red Deer, AB – Virtuose Centre Acrobatique/Thunder Country Trampoline & Gymnastics

TUMBLING – WOMEN

  • Zoe Hipel, Aurora, ON – Dynamo Gymnastics Club
  • Catherine McNutt, Mississauga, ON – Futures Gymnastics Club

TUMBLING – MEN

  • Jon Schwaiger, Ancaster, ON – Dynamo Gymnastics
  • Michael Chaves, Mississauga, ON – Rideau Gymnastics
  • Callum Sundquist, Sherwood Park, AB – Ortona Gymnastics Club

DOUBLE MINI-TRAMPOLINE – WOMEN

  • Jordyn Miller-Burko, Toronto, ON – Dynamo Gymnastics
  • Kalena Soehn, Red Deer, AB – Thunder Country Trampoline & Gymnastics
  • Alexandra Forest, Edmonton, AB – Phoenix Gymnastics Club
  • Laurence Roux, Blainville, QC – Acrosport Barani

DOUBLE MINI-TRAMPOLINE – MEN

  • Jon Schwaiger, Ancaster, ON – Dynamo Gymnastics
  • Callum Sundquist, Sherwood Park, AB – Ortona Gymnastics Club
  • Mario Bruno, Kamloops, BC – Shasta Trampoline
  • Ryan Sheehan, Grande Prairie, AB – Phoenix Gymnastics Club

COACHES

  • Team Coaches – Trampoline: Dave Ross – Skyriders Trampoline Place; Karina Kosko – Virtuose Centre Acrobatique
  • Team Coach – Tumbling: Denis Vachon – Dynamo Gymnastics
  • Team Coach – Double Mini-Trampoline: Curt De Wolff – Shasta Trampoline
  • Support Coaches: Trish  Quinney – Phoenix Gymnastics (DMT); Nadia Bruno – Futures Gymnastics (TUM)

SUPPORT STAFF

  • Head of Delegation: Karen Cockburn
  • Judge – Trampoline: Mary Pupo
  • Judge – Trampoline: Cassandra Siwek
  • Judge – Tumbling: Karen Capel
  • Athletic Therapist: Stefanie Moser
  • Athletic Therapist: Josiane Roberge
  • Performance Analyst: Carolyn Taylor
  • Team Manager: Niki Lavoie
  • Press Attachè: Julie Forget

ABOUT GYMNASTICS CANADA
First established in 1969, Gymnastics Canada is the national governing body for the sport of gymnastics in Canada. Gymnastics Canada works closely with the twelve Provincial Federations and the 700 local clubs to provide a broad range of programs and services to meet the needs of all participants. From athlete development, to coaching and judging education, Gymnastics Canada sets the operating standards and practices for the sport in Canada. Our mandate is to promote and provide positive and diverse gymnastics experience through the delivery of quality and safe gymnastics programming. Visit www.gymcan.org for more information, or follow us @CDNgymnastics.
 

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For more information, contact:
Julie Forget
Director, Communications and Marketing
Gymnastics Canada
Office: 613.748.5637 x 233
Cell: 819.210.2064
Email: jforget@gymcan.org