Dozens of students and parents were at the St. Cloud School District board meeting last night to voice their concerns over the apparent lack of inclusion of space for the Tech Tigers Gymnastics Program in the new high school.
Balance, flexibility and strength, combine all three and you have gymnastics. Michelle Monroe is the head team coach at North Crest Gymnastics in Sauk Rapids, she says kids strive to do their best while in the sport.
WJON's All-Star Student of the Week participated in all of the events at the Minnesota Men's State Gymnastic Championships. He ended up taking third place in the all-around, and first place on one of his favorite events. His coach says it's great having him on the team.
North Crest Activity Center's Gymnastics team is home to two state champions. This week's All-Star Student is one of those champions, who has become a level eight gymnast. His coach says his skills go beyond an athlete because he has become a role model to the younger gymnasts.
Melrose sophomore Mady Brinkman comes from a family of state champion gymnasts. She is now following in her sisters footsteps earning her one championship on the balance beam. This gymnast is also an active coach of youth gymnastics in Melrose.
We're all into the Olympics but imagine if your child were competing - then you'd REALLY be into the Olympics! American gymnast Alexandra Raisman's parents lend their support for her uneven bar routine from the stands. Go Mom and Dad!