Acronauts compete in Western Cup

A Port Hardy based trampoline gymnastic team had strong results at the Western Canada Cup

Trampoline gymnasts Ashley Cadwallader

Trampoline gymnasts Ashley Cadwallader

Trampoline gymnasts from the Funtastic Acronauts competed at the Western Canada Cup June 12-14 in Port Moody.

Macy Hurley placed 10th in Women’s Individual Trampoline level 1 (12+) and 17th in Women’s Double Mini Trampoline Level 1 (13+).

Teammate Ashley Cadwallader achieved 12th place in Women’s Individual Trampoline Level 2 (13+). Cadwallader had tied for 10th in this category, but with the current tie breaker rules finished with a 12th place. She also placed 11th in Women’s Double Mini Trampoline Level 2 (13+), also tying for 10th place and achieving 11th place after tie breaker rules.

Cassidy Mose placed 19th in Women’s Individual Trampoline Level 3 (15+), and 13th in Women’s Double Mini Trampoline Level 3 (15+).

Mose had  tied three ways for 11th place in the Women’s Double Mini Trampoline but after tiebreaker rules placed 13th.

Program Coordinator and Head Coach Heidi Falconer-Mathieson said that the team have grown as people, athletes and competitors throughout the season, and has high hopes for their futures.

The Western Canada Cup was the first competition at the national level for this group of young athletes.

The event had more than 225 competitors with some categories including upwards of 30 athletes.

The Western Canada Cup is the highest competition level for Provincial athletes.