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June Athlete of the Month – Hope van der Zouwe

Article by: Jane Pokou Hope van der Zouwe’s love for gymnastics began at one and a half years of age at ‘Gym Magic’. Being ‘a fearless mobile athletic toddler’, her parents saw women’s artistic as a good fit for her. Having ten years of training and completing level 8 in her final year of women’s … Continue reading June Athlete of the Month – Hope van der Zouwe

May Athlete of the Month – Alexandra (Lexi) Kim-Lemay

Article by: Joelle Paris Congratulations to Alexandra (Lexi) Kim-Lemay who is our current athlete of the month!  In many ways, Lexi did not choose gymnastics but rather gymnastics chose Lexi, “my mom thought that I was too crazy and could not sit still, so she put me in gymnastics.” Lexi began her gymnastics journey in Artistic gymnastics but quickly realized that she had … Continue reading May Athlete of the Month – Alexandra (Lexi) Kim-Lemay

April Athlete of the Month – Lia Redick – Rising Star

Rising Star:  Meet WAG’s Lia Redick 37.7875. That is the very impressive score with which nine year old Lia Redick will be going to the WAG Level 6 Ontario Championships.  In all three of her qualifiers, this pint sized, Team 4 member, earned outstanding scores to match each of her amazingly solid routines, resulting in her … Continue reading April Athlete of the Month – Lia Redick – Rising Star

March Athlete of the Month – Ethan Merrett – Going Strong!

You just have to smile when you see Ethan, standing proudly in the gym, a strong and athletic 8 year old.   You’d never know he was born premature at 31 weeks at Sunnybrook Hospital, weighing in at a fragile 3 pounds and 15 ounces. Ethan was in ICU for the first two months of life! … Continue reading March Athlete of the Month – Ethan Merrett – Going Strong!