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Team USA / Jessica wins GOLD!

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Yesterday was day 3 of the World Age Group Competition and included synchro for the 13-14 age group.  Jessica and Ginger (ETA) performed a solid routine in the qualification round to earn them a third place finish and a spot in finals competition.  All 8 finalists completed their routines with no interruptions.  Jessica and Ginger stayed strong and did even better in finals and won the GOLD medal!  They had the highest difficulty of all 13-14 women.  Congratulations Jessica!  Awesome competition:  Individual trampoline finalist and synchro gold medalist.  You represented the US and Fairland well!  We are so proud of you!

 

Congratulations Jessica!

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Jessica competed this afternoon in the 23rd World Age Group Competition in Daytona Beach, FL.  Jessica completed 2 awesome routines in qualifications-scoring a new personal best and qualifying for finals competition!  This evening she competed in finals and unfortunately fell mid-way through her routine (yes, she is ok) finishing in 8th place.  Jessica is the top USA finisher in the 13-14 age division!  What a great experience for her first time competing in the World Age Group Competition!  We are proud of you!  Tomorrow afternoon, Jessica will pair up with Ginger (ETA) to compete in synchro.  Good luck Jessica and Go Team USA!

 

Good Luck Jessica and Go Team USA!

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Jessica heads to Florida this week to represent the United States in 13-14 year old girls trampoline at the World Age Group Competition in Daytona Beach, Florida.  52 girls from 22 countries will be competing in individual trampoline in the 13-14 year old girls division.  Jessica will pair up with Ginger (ETA) for 13-14 year old girls synchronized trampoline.  For more information, go to www.ttworlds.com.  Good luck Jessica and go Team USA ! ! !

2014 / 2015 Season Opener

Samara, Neomie P., Korey, and Grant competed in the Season Opener Welcome Back Invitational this past Sunday at Skyview in Mount Airy, MD.  Samara won level 5 trampoline and double mini.  Grant tied for first place in level 5 double mini.  Korey won level 6 trampoline and double mini, and Neomie P won level 7 trampoline and placed 3rd in level 7 double mini.  Great job!  Way to start the season!

Welcome Back Invitational

Sunday, November 2

Back Acre Drive, Mount Airy, MD

Session 1 – 8:30am
Samara A. > Tr.5/5 DMT.5

Session 2 – 10:30am
Neopmie P. > Tr.7/7, DMT.7
Grant S. > DMT.5/5

Session 3 – 1:00pm
Korey L. > Tr.6/6 DMT.6

Team Bonding . . .Scary

 

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The level 10s and elites were scared this past weekend.  For once, their fright was not because of skills, drills, or the thought of conditioning!  Our 10s and elites took some time to have a little fun outside the gym at Kings Dominion Halloween Haunt.  A great time was had by all.  Lots of laughs, screams, and memories (and no, not everyone was scared)!  Those participating were:  Giselle, Ivanna, Wolfgang, Kelsey, Jessica, Lily, Jasmine, Miles, Alex B., Alex C., and, Konstantin.  

2015 Elite Development Program Team Announced

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Congratulations Alex B. And Lindsay for making the 2015 Elite Development Program (EDP) Team for 13-14 year old boys/girls trampoline.  All EDP Team members will participate in an International Training Exchange camp at the Olympic Training Site in Huntsville, TX in January.  Congratulations Alex and Lindsay!  We are proud of you!

JumpStart / Elite Development Program

  • Congratulations to Samara for qualifying for JumpStart National Testing!  Samara completed State level testing in August and is one of ten 8 yr old girls who has been invited to National testing for trampoline this weekend.  Good luck Samara!
  • Lindsay and Alejandro are also traveling this weekend to compete and test for the Elite Development Program (EDP) Team.  Good luck Alex and Lindsay!
  • Information for both JumpStart and EDP can be found under the T&T tab of the USAG website (www.usagym.org).

World Age Group (WAG) Championships

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Jessica was invited to attend the World Age Group (WAG) Championships selection camp in Huntsville, TX September 4-7 as a result of her performance at Nationals this past July.  USA Gymnastics has just announced the team that will compete in the WAG Championships in Daytona Beach, FL in November.  Fairland is proud that Jessica has been selected to represent the US in 13-14 girls trampoline!  Way to go Jessica.  We are proud of you!

Slavic Games conclude

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Welcome home Fairland athletes and coaches!  The Slavic Games provided so many learning experiences for our athletes:  food, money, language, (big) time change, hotels that still use actual keys (not cards), underground tunnels/walkways, bus tour, museum:  so many stories—such exhausted kids!  More importantly, our athletes gained so much experience and learned a lot from competing in an international competition as well as being able to watch the finals competition of the World Cup.

We are very proud of all 5 athletes (Sean, Lindsay, Lily, Jessica, and Delilah).  Fairland brought home 3 medals!  Sean paired up with Andrew from T&T Express to win the silver medal in Senior men’s synchro.  Jessica won the bronze medal in individual trampoline (13-14 girls).  Delilah paired up with Sophia from T&T Express to win the bronze medal in Senior women’s synchro.