Tuesday, December 6, 2016

OGC Tumblers Successful in Bogota

 Oakville Tumblers bring home medals from 
the 2016 Pan Am Championships 
for Trampoline & Tumbling. 

Congratulations to the Oakville Tumblers who all captured medals in Bogota, Colombia.

In the 13-14 Girls Tumbling division Emily Harrison captured gold coming back from a fall in the preliminary rounds to overtake her teammate Helen Dong who landed in second place.  

In the 15-16 Girls Tumbling division Emma Chau lead the pack going into the finals and managed to stay on top edging her fellow Oakville tumbler, Elizabeth Karam into the silver medal position.

OGC Girls Tumbling at Pan Am Championships in Bogota

Representing Oakville and Canada at the Pan Am Championships

Congratulations to Michael Chaves on capturing his third international medal as part of the Canadian Tumbling Team.  Michael won the silver medal at the 2016 Pan Am Championships in Bogota just behind his teammate Jon Schwaiger.   The bronze medal went to an up and coming star from Brazil. 

Michael Chaves silvermedalist in Bogota

You can find all of the OGC Tumbling passes on Youtube at the following link:


The OGC Tumblers made lots of new friends from South America over the course of their week in Bogota. 
Helen and Emily making friends in Colombia

Michael and the Senior Brazilian tumblers.

Banquet time.

The Oakville Tumbling team found some time to see the sights in Bogota.  Like the Plaza de Bolivar in the heart of the city.

Coach Don remembering his days a Bird Trainer.

Inside the cathedral at the Plaza de Bolivar.

There were many beautiful places to discover in the center of Bogota.

Baskets in the markets not far from the Plaza de Bolivar, Bogota.

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