NORTH HAMPTON —New Hampshire Academy of Artistic Gymnastics (http://www.nhagymnastics.com) announces that their Men’s and Women’s Gymnastic Teams competed at the 13th annual Winter Carnival held at Gymnastics at Brentwood Commons in Brentwood. This past week-end gyms from the New England Region including NHA Gymnastics sent their athletes to compete on all six events for men including: floor exercise, vault, still rings, pommel horse, parallel bars and high bars and all four events for women including: floor exercise, vault, uneven parallel bars and balance beam. More than a dozen of NHA Gymnastics team members placed in first through third places for both individual events and All Around scores.
The Women’s Level 9 Team placed second for their cumulative team score. The NHA Gymnastics coaches are proud to say that their athletes are off to another strong season even with the challenge of having to train in various facilities while their own home gym in under repairs. One such facility to step up and offer their help was Gymnastics at Brentwood Commons, the very gym where NHAAGS just competed in the 2014 Winter Carnival.
The Men’s Level 6-10 divisions demonstrated the beginning of another exciting season. Eight-year-old Reece Landsperger placed first in all six events in the Level 6 division as well as for his All Around score. Nine-year-old Xander Marvrikis earned second place for his terrific performance on Still Rings also in the Level 6 division. Ten-year-old Dillon O’Connor competing in the Level 7 division placed first in four events and came in second with his All Around score. Twelve-year-old Dylan Hale also competing in the Level 7 division placed within the top three for all six events finishing with a second place for his All Around score. Gabe Pelletier competing in the Level 9 division placed third in several events and finished with a third place for his All Around score. Tyler Guilmette competing in the Level 10 division placed third in a number of events and had an impressive finish of second place with his All Around score. One of the most exciting and inspiring performances came from Connor Lyons also a Level 10 competitor. He placed 1st and second in a number of events and finished with second place for his All Around score. Connor was injured last year while warming up on Still Rings at the Granite State Cup and after a challenging recovery has come back to make a fantastic showing in the beginning of his season.