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OTTAWA, ON (October 25, 2022) – Gymnastics Canada is pleased to announce the list of athletes, coaches, judges, and support staff who will represent Canada at the 2022 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria from November 16-19, 2022.

Canada will have 17 gymnasts travelling to compete in the 2022 Trampoline, Tumbling, and DMT Gymnastics World Championships. The competition will be hosted in Sofia, Bulgaria at the Arena Ameec from November 16-19, 2022.

On Saturday, November 19 the Individual Finals for Trampoline and Synchronized Trampoline, as well as the All-Around Team Final will be streamed on CBC Sports.

The delegation for the 2022 Trampoline, Tumbling, and DMT Gymnastics World Championships consists of the following members:

TRAMPOLINE – WOMEN
Sophiane Méthot (Virtuose, QC)
Sarah Milette (Virtuose, QC)
Rachel Tam (Skyriders Trampoline, ON)
Samantha Smith (Shasta Trampoline, BC)

TRAMPOLINE SYNCRHONIZED – WOMEN
Sophiane Méthot & Sarah Milette
Rachel Tam & Samantha Smith

TRAMPOLINE – MEN
Jérémy Chartier (Virtuose, QC)
Keegan Soehn (Thunder Country, AB)
Rémi Aubin (Dynamix, QC)
Nathan Shuh (Skyriders Trampoline, ON)

TRAMPOLINE SYNCRHONIZED – MEN
Jérémy Chartier & Rémi Aubin
Keegan Soehn & Nathan Shuh

DMT – WOMEN
Gabby Flynn (Shasta Trampoline, BC)
Hannah Metheral (T&T Adventure, SK)
Hannah Brown (Shasta Trampoline, BC)
Zoe Phaneuf (Calgary Gymnastics Centre, AB)
Alternate: Kristina Dodd (KGTC, BC)

DMT – MEN
Gavin Dodd (KGTC, BC)
Kieran Lupish (Burlington T&T, ON)
Zachary Blakely (Phoenix Gymnastics Centre, AB)
Nolan Zurek (Phoenix Gymnastics Centre, AB)
Alternate: Mark Armstrong (Calgary Gymnastics Centre, AB)

TUMBLING – WOMEN
Abby Thompson (Calgary Gymnastics Centre, AB)
Taylor Pillinger (VIP Gymsports, BC)

TUMBLING – MEN
Justin Thompson (Quinte Bay Gymnastics, ON)
Mitchel Pedersen (Calgary Gymnastics Centre, AB)

SUPPORT STAFF
Head of Delegation –  Karen Cockburn
TRA Coaches – Karina Kosko , Dave Ross and Antoine Vallières
DMT Coaches – Curt DeWolff and Trish Quinney
TUM Coaches – Eran Silberg and Katelyn Thompson
Judges – David Parke, Janey Parks, and Sebastien Rajotte
Team Manager – Niki Lavoie
IST – Kristen Boyle, Stefanie Moser, and Carolyn Taylor

The competition schedule for the 2022 Trampoline, Tumbling, and DMT Gymnastics World Championships is as follows:

  • Wednesday, November 16 – Qualifications (TRA, DMT, and TUM – Women)
  • Thursday, November 17 – Qualifications (SYN, TUM – Men), Team Final (DMT, TUM)
  • Friday, November 18 – Qualifications (TRA, TUM, DMT – Women), Team Final (TRA), Individual Final (DMT, TUM)
  • Saturday, November 19 – Individual Final (TRA, SYN), All-Around Team Final

Ahead of the 2022 Trampoline, Tumbling, and DMT World Championships Keegan Soehn (Thunder Country, AB) and Nathan Shuh (Skyriders Trampoline, ON) captured the silver medal in the Synchronized Trampoline event at the 2022 Pan American Championships, where Soehn also captured the silver medal in Individual Trampoline event. Gabby Flynn (Shasta Trampoline, BC) came home with a gold medal in DMT from Italy’s 4th AERE Trampoline World Cup. At the Combria World Cup in Portugal, Sophiane Méthot (Virtuose, QC), Jérémy Chartier (Virtuose, QC), Rémi Aubin (Dynamix, QC), and Gavin Dodd (KGTC, BC) all landed on the podium. Taylor Pillinger (VIP Gymsports, BC) and Justin Thompson (Quinte Bay Gymnastics, ON) also travelled to Birmingham, USA to compete in the 2022 World Games.

Following the 2022 Trampoline, Tumbling, and DMT World Championships, Gymnastics Canada will participate in the 2022 Trampoline, Tumbling, and DMT World Age Group Competitions from November 23-26 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

ABOUT GYMNASTICS CANADA
First established in 1969, Gymnastics Canada has been supporting the mastery of movement in Canada for five decades as the national governing body for the sport of gymnastics in Canada. We work closely with the twelve provincial federations and 700 local clubs to provide a broad range of programs and services to meet the needs of all participants. From athlete development to coach and judge 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 experiences through the delivery of quality and safe gymnastics programming. Visit www.gymcan.org for more information or follow us @gymcan1. From here, we soar.

For more information, contact:
Taylor Matthews
Communications
Gymnastics Canada
comms@gymcan.org