HARNHAM Gym Club held its club grades competition recently providing some members with their first experience of competing in front of an audience.
Club secretary Arthur Millie, praised the high standard of those taking part in the event, which was held at St Edmund's School.
"Many achieved their club grade, some even with distinction. But to all our gymnasts, the coaches would like to say 'well done on your performnaces, you were excellent and we are proud of you.'"
A week later, 16 of the club's gymnasts and some of its coaches were at Waterside to benefit from a special workshop with the South West regional development officer for British Gymnastics, Chris O'Hagen.
The four-hour session was arranged as a result of the club's grant from this year's Mike Slade Awards and also
Gymnasts taking part were Samantha Smith, Jasmine Weeks, Niamh McCormack, Rosie Potter, Coral Burton, Harriet Legg, Ellie Joint, Ciara Slater, Laura Burton, Olivia Warner, Charlotte Joint, Amalia Banfield, Gaby Amos, Yasmin Warner, Oni Taiwo and Megan Lyness.