Sunday, January 22, 2012

Bahamas Gymnastics Team Competes In Tampa


Seven gymnasts from Bahamas Star Gymnastics (BSG), one of two Nassau-based clubs, competed in a high-level gymnastics competition in Tampa over the weekend, the club announced. The Tampa Bay Turners Invitational 2012 (TBT) was the second meet of the season for the Bahamas Star team.

Head Coach Alex Mayet reports that the all-girls squad held their own among more than 700 top-notch athletes representing more than 30 gymnastics schools throughout the USA, Costa Rica and the Bahamas competing in Levels 2 through 9. “We are so proud of this team’s performance. They demonstrated elegance, grace, skillful precision and accuracy at this meet. What’s more, we learned a lot from the experience,” said Coach Mayet. The coaching team in attendance concurs that the TBT meet was a rigorous and challenging experience for the BSG athletes who were stacked against competitors that were in most cases competing in their eighth or ninth meet for the season.

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