Island Gymnastics Academy Hosts Atlantic Canada’s Top Gymnasts
Olympian Ellie Black set to Perform
The Island Gymnastics Academy will host over 500 participants at the Prince Edward Classic, January 24-26. The competition will take place at the Delta. The top athletes from all across Atlantic Canada will compete for a spot on their provincial teams. Olympian Ellie Black from Halifax will be performing in the Saturday evening session, testing her routines in preparation for her upcoming international competitions. Japanese gymnast Koji Masui will also be competing in the Senior Men’s category on Saturday night. Masui was a top competitor for Chyuko University prior to moving to Nova Scotia where he trains and coaches. Island athletes who qualify at this competition have the opportunity to compete later in the season at regional & national championships. Island Gymnastics Academy has hosted this competition annually for the last eighteen years and it is the largest of its kind east of Montreal.
“This competition is the premiere invitational competition for our region and an important qualifier for our provincial teams.” says Meet Director Lea Rand.
This event is open to the public providing Island gymnasts the opportunity to showcase their talents for a hometown crowd. The Saturday evening session, which begins at 4:00pm, will feature the National level athletes and promises to be an exciting competition.
Full competition schedule can be found by clicking here.