Fundraising – Trivia night

sxl trvia night

Our Trivia night at the Freeway Hotel was a great success. Thank you to the over 170 people that attended to support our athletes and have an entertaining evening of trivia, games and gymnastics. Hope that you all learnt something, who knew that Xi Lin was a Hula hoop specialist!!

Thank you to all the local business and families who donated wine, chocolate and a wide range of vouchers from the always need remedial massage to dining at the Sydney Restaurant Group. We are still doing the sums but this has made a great contribution to helping our athletes  achieve their dreams

UPDATE Total from the Trivia night just over $6,000 Thank you so much for your generosity.

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Fundraising – Cake Stall

sxl cake stall

The first of our fundraising events was a cake stall in Chatswood Mall. The gymnasts thrilled the crowds with their skills, performing in 32°C heat.

Thank you to all the SXL parents and gymnasts who baked a very tasty array of cakes and to everyone who stopped by to support the squad, buy a cake, raffle ticket or make a donation.

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Las Vegas Acro Cup

Vegas Acro Cup

As part of their build up to the World Age Championships SXL took a team to the Las Vegas  Acro Cup

Our teams achieved some amazing results:

  • Shennei and Stella (11-16 Women’s Pair) – 1st place achieving GOLD.
  • Nick and Kristen (13-19 Mixed Pair) – 1st place achieving GOLD.
  • Kaitlyn, Hayley and Lily (Level 9 Trio) – 11th place in their first International Competition.

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FIAC 2018 round up

This trip has been a real learning experience for our gymnasts, the different training and competition environment that they adapted to so well and experiencing acrobatics gymnastics at its highest level has been a wonderful experience for them all. Continue reading FIAC 2018 round up

Competition day 2 FIAC 2018

FIAC spectators

After feeling very proud of their results from yesterday’s balance routines, the two trios competed their dynamic routine this morning. The routines were energetic and both groups performed exceptionally well.

The trio of Priya, Phoebe and Elizabeth finished in 20th place overall scoring 50.20 after both routines. Cassie, Clara and Teisha finished in 22nd place overall with a score of 49.95. Both trios are feeling extremely proud of their achievements at this international competition.

Once again, they were able to watch the World Cup and were honoured to be able to view the sport at its highest level.

Priya
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Competition day 1 FIAC 2018

aus team FIAC 2018

Today both trios stepped out onto the world stage and did so with confidence and maturity. In a huge field of 41  trios the 11- 16 women’s groups both did crisp, clean balance routines and their choreography stood out from the crowd earning them good artistry scores. Cassie, Clara and Teisha are sitting in 18th place with a score of 25.80. Priya, Phoebe and Elizabeth are currently 23rd scoring 25.45.  They return to the competition tomorrow for their dynamic routines. Continue reading Competition day 1 FIAC 2018

Podium training

Today we had an early start with podium training in the morning. It was very exciting training alongside other countries and watching their higher level skills.

We visited Bruges after training where we ate lots of chocolate samples from shops and walked around the town.

Pumped for competition tomorrow with another early start in the morning!

Cassie
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Headed for FIAC 2018

Flying out to FIAC

The first group of our international athletes started their journey to Belgium today. Cassie,Clara & Teisha and Priya, Phoebe & Buffy flew from Sydney early Sunday morning to Brussels. They will be competing  in the Flanders International Acro Cup.

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