Macy Hurley performs a flip on the trampoline during practice at Funtastic Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre in Port Hardy last week.

Macy Hurley performs a flip on the trampoline during practice at Funtastic Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre in Port Hardy last week.

Local gymnasts take flight

Five local gymnast were put through their paces last week at Funtastic Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre ahead of competitions.

PORT HARDY—Flying through the air with the greatest of ease — when things went well — five local gymnast were put through their paces last week at Funtastic Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre in preparation for a series of upcoming competitions.

Ashley Cadwallader, Kaleigh Harris, Adrian Heemels, Macy Hurley and Cassidy Mose make up the local team, coached by Heidi Falconer, who will depart next week for the Aaron Johnson Memorial competition in Burnaby.

The girls will compete in trampoline and in double-mini trampoline in the Feb. 8-10 event at the Cameron Recreation Complex.

The meet is a tuneup for a series of spring championships, beginning with the 2nd Provincial Cup Mar. 14-16 in Kamloops. That will be followed by the 2014 B.C. Trampoline Gymnastics Championships Mar. 28-30 in Abbotsford and the 4th B.C. Cup April 18-19 in Port Moody.

Qualifiers may also advance to the Western Canadian Championships.