Flip City takes P5 tyro title

Flip City Gymnastics Centre’s Megan Shane, 11, performs a floor routine  during the B.C. Gymnastics Championships at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday. Shane won the all-around P5 tyro title.

Flip City Gymnastics Centre’s Megan Shane, 11, performs a floor routine during the B.C. Gymnastics Championships at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday. Shane won the all-around P5 tyro title.

Megan Shane led Flip City Gymnastics with a first place finish in the all-around in the P5 tyro division at the B.C. provincial gymnastics championships over the weekend at the Langley Events Centre.

Shane was first on the bars and second in the vault, beam and floor exercises. She edged out one of her teammates, Madisen Whelband, who was third in the all-around. Whelband won gold on the vault and floor exercises and third on the bars. Amanda Neidig won gold in the beam.

The trio helped Flip City win the level 5 tyro title and they had earlier qualified for the Western Canadian championships later this month in Grande Prairie.

Deandra McNaught (P4 tyro) won bronze in the all-around, as well as gold on the beam and bronze on the floor.

Airlie Palichuk (P3 novice) won bronze on the floor and Chiara  Bertolini (P4 novice) silver on  the beam.

In the men’s gymnastics level 1 competition, Lucas Klopfstein and Jonathan Krisnawan both won gold.

And in level 2 (under 10) competition, Liam Paige won silver on the parallel bars and bronze on the vault, while Jason Klopfstein won gold on the pommel and bronze on the floor exercise.

Flip City also dominated at the trampoline and tumbling component of the provincial championships, winning four gold, three silver and six bronze medals.

Douglas Armstrong won gold in the double mini trampoline and silver in the trampoline for the youth division, while Connar Tomalty won gold in the open category in the double mini trampoline and in the open final for the trampoline.

Maya Crutch won gold in the tumbling mixed provincial 10 finals and bronze in the double mini trampoline and Sarah Kerr won silver in the provincial A finals for trampoline and bronze in the provincial B finals for tumbling.

In the double mini trampoline, Joey Humerstone (novice 11-14) and Lydia Ferguson (provincial B) both won bronze, and in trampoline, Brodie Rogulsky (provincial C) won silver.

Remi Neumeyer (novice 15+) and Rebecca Munroe (provincial C) both won bronze in the tumbling competition.