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#401 karkat

Posted 03 August 2015 - 08:12 PM

She had a great time Mards. It was a team comp and they came 10/12, our girls on general are a bit younger than the other teams and just lack a lot of attention to detail. I was stoked with her scores, 8.3 on bars (with a start score of 9, the whole team had a low start score, so not sure what's going on there), 9.12 beam (nearly had a heart attack, totally not expected), 8.7 vault and 7.85 on floor, floor was either judged a lot harder than the other apparatus or our teams have some technical stuff going on, they looked fine to me but only 2 of our girls got over 8!

Anyway, it was an early start (not as bad as whoever had the 7am start and a 40min drive away), but 8.30 start and a 1.5hr drive. Had a bit of stress with getting her hair done in time, she has such thick hair, not too long but it takes so much work to keep it neat and out of her face for more than an hr or 2, think I used half a can of hairspray!!!

#402 FiFiLicious

Posted 03 August 2015 - 10:13 PM

DD was also at Rooty Hill on Sat and had a great day!  It's faaarrrr away though!! Lol.  10 yrs, glad your little one competed. Congrats to her, what a champ!! She is/was probably one of the youngest to compete in level 3, right??   We were in the 1 pm group and are with PLC Syd. DD has only competed twice before and it was the first time in a year.  I cried when she did her routine on the beam, DD was worried about it and she fell off in the warm up so when she nailed the routine, I was so relieved! DD is 8 and still not v competitive yet.  She got 9.5s mostly except for bars which was 9 on the nose. Her coach is very fair but tough on technique which suits DD
Glad the first one is done!!!

#403 Fionam2

Posted 05 August 2015 - 01:55 PM

i agree about the Rooty Hill facilities just a pity about the location LOL

tenyears - well done to your DD

EB - great to hear your DD is back up and training.

my dd did a high school competition the other day andwe were very shocked when she got announced as the overall winner.
i thought maybe 3rd as she was competing against a girl from a higher level who went to nationals.
This has done so much for DD confidence which is great.

#404 mards

Posted 05 August 2015 - 07:14 PM

thats great Fiona our local high school comps finished today.. i wonder if you are near us LOL!

#405 TenYears

Posted 08 August 2015 - 02:44 PM

Well done to your daughter FionaM!

Edited by TenYears, 08 August 2015 - 02:45 PM.


#406 twinmumplus1

Posted 08 August 2015 - 03:00 PM

First comp tomorrow for artistic this year (she's done a couple of RG ones).  Nerves are really high!

#407 TenYears

Posted 08 August 2015 - 03:16 PM

Good luck for your daughter for tomorrow!

#408 mards

Posted 08 August 2015 - 03:28 PM

Good luck for your daughter twin mum!!

#409 babygirl03

Posted 08 August 2015 - 04:59 PM

twinmumplus1 - good luck to your dd for tomorrow!

We've got our qualifying comps happening next Saturday. This is for RG.

#410 EssentialBludger

Posted 09 August 2015 - 08:59 AM

Good luck to your DD twinmumplus1! Hope she has lots of fun!

Both my kids have comps today. DD has teams comp and DS has an in house comp. DD also wants to go and watch her besties comp before hers, so I'm going to be sitting on those God awful seats for 6+ hours. I think I need good luck vibes More than them....

#411 mards

Posted 09 August 2015 - 10:19 AM

take a cusion EB! - Sending you the vibes!! she will do her best!!!!

#412 EssentialBludger

Posted 09 August 2015 - 10:17 PM

Omg, I had the longest day in history. I swear it was 28376372 hours.

Sooooo DD had a bit off an off day today! Her knee was hurting and she definitely wasn't herself. 8.450 bars, 8.250 beam (with a fall), 8.850 vault and 9.025 floor. They still won first place team, so she was happy!

DS won first place both tramp and double mini... I didn't have the heart to tell him he won by default, seeing as he was the only level 1. :p he is thrilled!

I need a few shots of vodka.

#413 mards

Posted 10 August 2015 - 08:32 PM

whohooo go your DS!! haha its good when they are young and they don't understand that its only a few or only them!!

Great work from your DD and her team - you must be proud of her!! Comps are long - 2 of them in one day would have been Looooongg!!

We have our region champs this Saturday - should be interesting - see how we go = then off to Tamworth in 2 weeks for Capital Cup and then long weekend ORANGE Country Champs and that is IT we think!! yippee

#414 EssentialBludger

Posted 10 August 2015 - 10:47 PM

Woohoo! You guys have heaps of comps over there! We only have 2 more!

#415 mards

Posted 11 August 2015 - 07:11 AM

yes from June - Oct there is nothing much else!! ):

#416 twinmumplus1

Posted 12 August 2015 - 07:09 AM

Well done EB's 2!  Awesome effort :)

Good luck to your DD mards and babygurl :)

Well DD had a shocker.  Poor kid fell on floor and froze on a skill (back walkover).  Then fell off bars (top bar).  Got back up, but it certainly shook her - she couldn't do her pull over on the top bar or dismount (lost 2 points.)  Last was beam, normally her best and she forgot her handstand.  She still smiled through out and demonstrated her sportsmanship wit clapping and cheering.  Proud of her guts!

We have RG comp this weekend (plus 2 games of hockey :p), Teams comp (WAG) on the 30th with a inhouse RG training and comp on the 29th.  Hopefully the back that was jarred slightly is better by then :)

#417 EssentialBludger

Posted 12 August 2015 - 09:49 AM

Good job to your dd twin mum! They all have days like that! Onwards and upwards! She sounds like a good sport!

#418 babygirl03

Posted 17 August 2015 - 06:12 PM

Woot ... we, ahem, dd did really well over the weekend coming 1st overall, thus qualifying for the State Championship Finals in 4wks time. She was extremely stoked with the results, as expected :)

twinmumplus1 and mards - how did you guys go?

#419 mards

Posted 18 August 2015 - 07:14 AM

thats great baby girl! you all must be stocked.

Yep Dd did well she got 5th on floor -overall score of 34.82  - so not as great as normal but she was happy!! thats all that matters...

Tamworth next weekend....

#420 EssentialBludger

Posted 23 August 2015 - 11:56 AM

Yay to your DD mards! Have you guys had any talk of levels next season yet? Think your DD will go to 6 seeing as she's done so well at 5?

All of DD's friends are going to 6, but they have all the skills and they are polished. DD is desperate to move with them but she just doesn't have the skills yet. Ugh. The level 6+ season is the opposite to 5 and under, so they will all be starting the training in 3 weeks after our states. I think she's going to be bummed.

#421 mards

Posted 23 August 2015 - 05:09 PM

Yes DD was talking to me about the next level on Friday  - there are 6 of them in level 5 - i think only 3 of them will go up... they were doing some new skills and she said she got to try - so we will see - always a hard time right!!

i would sometimes wish she would say - time to try something else - but i don't see it happening - so happy all the time loving training etc etc..

but yes always a hard time.

#422 EssentialBludger

Posted 23 August 2015 - 06:25 PM

Yep, 5 to 6 is a big jump too IMO. DD is currently missing the clear hip circle and fly away on bars, and I think the entire beam routine would be a stretch. the rest of her group would have no probs, so much so, I actually have no idea why they aren't 6's this year.

I'm torn between wanting a stress free year as a 5 again, or moving up with her friends where she would be happier. This is way too much stress for me for a kids after school activity. :p

3 weeks til states, then I'm seriously considering a few weeks off!

#423 mards

Posted Yesterday, 07:08 AM

Crazy things you do for gym - packing the caravan to hit the road to Tamworth!! have a great weekend with all your amazing gymnasts!

#424 EssentialBludger

Posted Today, 09:37 AM

Is anyone else having problems with Chalkbucket? Or did I get the boot?

Last comp before states today. Not expecting any places, tough age division. Hopefully she will be ok though!

Good luck to your DD mards.




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