Broken, but Never Beaten The Freya Stevenson Profile Gabby Douglas has been quoted, having said, “Hard days are the best; that’s when Champions are made”. With those famous words in mind, imagine this: The high of finishing the 2019 season as the Level 8 Silver Medalist for both Provincials and Easterns; tying your teammate … Continue reading Athlete of the Month – Freya Stevenson WAG
Article by: Kathleen LaPalme Look at these shiny, smiling faces! You can see how much they just love acro and what close friends they are! According to Jorden, “Being friends makes it easier to work with each other”. Congratulations to the newly formed Youth Acro Trio consisting of Ella, Jorden, and Peyton on being … Continue reading April Athletes of the Month – Acro Youth Trio
Article by: Jane Pokou “What should my gymnast eat?” This is a question that most parents ask themselves. As much as we want our gymnasts to succeed in their sport, it is important to remember that a gymnast exercises much longer than a non-gymnast, so their nutritional needs are different. The demands that gymnastics puts … Continue reading Nutritional Tips for Gymnasts
The 12-18/13-19 group (also known as the jr/sr team) is OGC’s highest level acrobatic team. Many of these athletes have been training extraordinarily hard for many years to be able to compete the skills that they make look so effortless. To accomplish their goals, this group trains 4 hours/day, 6 days/week for a total of … Continue reading Meet OGC’s 12-18/13-19 Acro Group
The 11-16 age group athletes are part of OGC’s elite acro team and they currently train an impressive 21 hours each week with high performance coaches, Scott and Greg. This group has 14 members who all compete at the FIG 11-16 level. There is one women’s pair and the remainder of the group is divided … Continue reading Meet OGC’s 11-16 Acro Group
OGC Acro is selling raffle tickets to raise money for travel to competitions in Las Vegas, Belgium, and Switzerland. Raffle prizes include wine baskets, platinum tickets to a Maple Leafs game on March 17, 2020, and premium seating for a Cirque du Soleil show. You can purchase your tickets from any Acro family. Tickets will … Continue reading Acro Raffle Fundraiser
OGC’s P4 group is a talented group of rising stars that work hard training 16 hours each week but who also know how important it is to sometimes let loose and have fun! Coached by Alyssa, P4 consists of 14 gymnasts competing at the youth level. The group is divided into 6 partnerships consisting of … Continue reading Meet OGC’s P4 Acro Group
The 2nd Ontario Acro Cup was held yesterday in Woodbridge and we are pleased to report that all OGC athletes did extremely well. As the sport continues to grow, the competition only gets fiercer and we couldn’t be more proud of how well OGC continues to do. There were great scores all around and perhaps … Continue reading 2nd Ontario Acro Cup – Results are in!