Kai Dwyer and Tia Wamboldt both win Gold Medals at Trampoline Elite Canada
Calgary, AB – Kai Dwyer (Fall River, NS) won a Gold medal in the Junior Men’s Trampoline competition at Elite Canada taking place in Calgary, Alberta this past weekend. Kai was first with 156.535 points, Gavin Todd from Kamloops, BC was 2nd with a score of 152.115 and Ethan Love from Toronto, ON was 3rd with 149.875 points.
In Women’s Level 5 Novice 17+, Tia Wamboldt (Wileville, NS) also won Gold with a score of 47.245 points. Alexandria Verbancic of Pickering, ON was 2nd with 46.880 points and Anna MacDonald from Kamloops, BC, placed 3rd with 46.770 points.
Carson Langille (Halifax, NS) placed 8th in DMT (Double Mini Trampoline) Level 5 Novice with a score of 119.20 points.
In Synchro Women’s Trampoline Tia Wamboldt and Riley Trider (Cole Harbour, NS) teamed up to place 6th in the Women’s Level 5 Novice category.
This is an excellent showing for Nova Scotia gymnasts at the Elite Canada competition. Stewart Gunn coaches all 4 of these athletes at Titans Gymnastics and Trampoline Club in Dartmouth. “I am so proud of these athletes! In an event that was more for the experience than anything else, I was pleased that both Carson and Riley were able to make an event final each, especially considering the depth of their field.” says Gunn. “I was ecstatic for both Kai and Tia as this moment has been a long time coming, over their careers neither has managed to end up on top of the podium in Trampoline. This performance speaks to their perseverance and hard work and I couldn't be happier for them.”