Defending Champion

September 1st, 2015 | School News Sports News

Writhlington student Corey Walkes, competed at the British Gymnastics Trampoline & Tumbling British Championships 2015 held at the Echo Arena in Liverpool representing Quayside Trampoline & Gymnastics Club based in Bridgwater.

Corey, who is going into his first year of GCSEs at Writhlington, is one of just 6 boys in Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the 13-14 age group, who qualified through to the prestigious National Finals after winning Gold at a National Qualification event earlier in the year and by competing for Great Britain at the 2014 World Age Group Championships which were held last November in Florida.

The British Championships showcases the very best of the Nation's junior and senior trampolinists, tumbling and DMT gymnasts with National titles in each discipline being fought after in a spectacular displays of elite ability.

Corey, who was defending his 2014 National title, didn't disappoint the spectators competing his voluntary routine with both a tucked and piked triple somersault and the highest tariff difficulty (14.00) of his age group.

After entering the final on Sunday in second place, with the highest execution marks for his Set Routine, Corey held his nerve in a nail biting Final, winning the Gold medal and the 'Trampoline Elite Level Men's 13-14 British Champion 2015' title for the second year running.

The event was also used as one of two National Trials for the 2015 World Age Group Championships which are to be held in Denmark in December.

No announcements at the moment.