Twelve Door County YMCA Striver gymnasts qualified and made the journey to the SeaGate Convention Center in Toledo, Ohio for the 2018 YMCA National Gymnastics Championships. 2,400 gymnasts from 105 YMCA’s across the United States are competing this week.
Strivers gymnasts competing at Nationals are:
Level 2: Bristol Will, Lauren Pratt, Sophia Sternard
Level 4: Daylia Sund, Tiani LeMieux
Xcel Silver: Desirae Guilette
Level 6: Chloe Maccaux, Laci Lautenbach, Mallory Barker, Elizabeth Barker, Madison Barker
Level 7: Miya Eliyha
All 34 gymnasts in the Strivers program qualified for the National Tournament, with twelve making the trip. The Gymnasts compete by level and then by age within the level. The top ten gymnasts on each event and the all around are awarded medals. Coaching the team in Toledo are Nikki Pollman, Amy Gamble. The Team is also coached by Gerrit DeJonge , Heather Haese, Libby Pieczynski and Mikki Rankin.