Kamloops trampoline athletes jump into competitive season


By: Kamloops This Week in Sports February 11, 2016

The Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre sent athletes to the Aaron Johnson Memorial Cup, the second Provincial Trampoline Cup of the season, in Burnaby on the weekend.

Mario Bruno was first in double-mini trampoline and second in trampoline in senior men’s action.

Emily Schmidt won gold in double-mini in the junior women’s division, silver in Level 6 trampoline in the 18-plus category and silver in women’s Level 6 tumbling.

Gavin Dodd placed first in both under-17 men’s trampoline and Level 5 men’s tumbling, and won silver in Level 6 men’s double-mini.

Kristina Dodd was first in under-16 women’s Level 5 double-mini, second in Level 6 women’s trampoline and third in Level 5 women’s tumbling.

Kristyne Makortoff-Jones won silver in Level 4 under-16 women’s trampoline.

Jaxson Coull won gold in Level 5 men’s double-mini.

Gavin Dodd and Coull nabbed gold in Level 5 synchro men’s trampoline.

The Aaron Johnson Memorial Cup marked the start of the competitive season for the KGTC’s trampoline crew, which is coached by Gail Salmon

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