Let’s fly in Valladolid! The Trampoline Gymnastics Newsletter

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Let’s fly in Valladolid! The Trampoline Gymnastics Newsletter

March 30, 2016

By Vladimir Zeman, TRA-TC President


 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow is the day!

The much anticipated European Championships in Trampoline, Double Mini-Trampoline and Tumbling kick off in the charming Spanish university town of Valladolid. In this Newsletter we’ll tell you all about this event, so you won’t miss any of the action! Come to Valladolid to gasp at amazing somersaults and uncountable twists or, if you really can’t make it, follow it from the comforts of your home via the livestream. You have no excuse not to watch! To get in the mood, watch our promo video

 

 

 

 

A star-studded line up, featuring European Champions, World Champions, winners of the 2015 European Games and the Vice-Olympic Champion, so a high level show is guaranteed! Want to know who to watch out for?

We have published preview on our website, guiding you through all disciplines and categories. Check it out!

 

 

 

UEG caught up with 6 wonderful athletes to hear all about their preparation and expectations for the European Championships.

For tumbling we spoke to Great Britain’s defending Champion Kristof Willerton and Denmark’s Anders Wesch. For trampoline we had to pleasure of meeting with Dmitry Ushakov (RUS) and Luba Golovina (GEO), both are on their way to their third Olympics. For DMT we interviewed Spain’s crowd favorite Daniel Perez and Sweden’s Lina Sjoeberg!

 

 

 

The organising committee will livestream the entire event on their Youtube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1yb1pgmTCsejZTxZHuLbCg

Via the hashtag #EuroTra2016 you can find all updates on social media. UEG will publish the start lists and results on the event page of our website, and we will of course publish competition reports at the end of every day as well. 

 

 

 

From 17 to 23 July the city of Cascais in Portugal will host our annual training camp in all three disciplines: Trampoline, Double Mini-Trampoline and Tumbling!

The philosophy of the camp is to provide access and enjoyment for those who would like to improve their performance under supervising coaching experts provided by the UEG TRA-TC. The experts, including 2000 Olympic champion Irina Karavaeva, will organise the improvement oriented trainings for young participating gymnasts and their coaches. The experts will organize also the exchange of experience for the coaches. The participants will learn the trainings’ planning and the progressive construction of routines as well. Gymnasts must be aged between 11 - 18 to participate (born between 2005 and 1998).

Sounds like something for you? You can register via your National Federation until 29 April!

 

Hope you enjoy the competition!

 

Vladimir Zeman
UEG TRA-TC President