Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Home Nations Championships GIBRALTAR

Following various selection competitions held recently, every member of Esprit Rhythmic South’s, elite junior and senior competition squads were selected to represent England or Wales at the 2013 Home Nations Championships.

Held on the 2 and 3 November, the Esprit gymnasts all travelled to Gibraltar to compete against the very best gymnasts from England, Wales, Scotland, Gibraltar and South Africa.

Esprit’s senior rhythmic coach, Deb Hows as the head coach of the England delegation, accompanied them.

All of the Esprit girls worked extremely hard and produced good routines, leaving the competition with medals.

Fantastic results and amazing to see Esprit 1, 2 and 3 on the podium.

Deb Hows – Senior Rhythmic gymnastics coach



The results for Esprit’s gymnasts were as follows:

Laura Halford - Team Wales – overall gold medal
Individual overall senior – gold medal
Apparatus finals hoop – gold medal
Apparatus finals ball – silver medal
Apparatus finals clubs – bronze medal
Apparatus finals ribbon – gold medal


Stephani Sherlock - Team England red – overall team silver medal
Individual overall senior – silver medal
Apparatus finals hoop – silver medal
Apparatus finals ball – gold medal
Apparatus finals ribbon – bronze medal


Tyler Brumitt - Team England red - overall team silver medal
Individual overall senior – bronze medal
Apparatus finals ball – bronze medal
Apparatus finals clubs – silver medal


Ellie Morse - Team England white – overall team bronze medal
Individual overall senior 8th


Maya Lucas - Team England white overall bronze medal
Individual overall senior 13th


Katy Coleman - Team England White  - bronze medal
Individual overall junior 11th


Esprit - Welsh Group Champions 4th YEAR RUNNING!

The Esprit Rhythmic Gymnastics South, group competition squad travelled to Cardiff recently to compete in the Welsh National Group Open Championships.

The gymnasts representing Esprit were:

Espoir - Shanniah Stevens, Lily Gage, Erin Robinson & Isis Tribolet.

Junior - Gabriela Caruso, Ashleigh West, Neve Prowting, Jess Steele & Steffanie Vitalie-Richardson.

Senior - Charlotte Leighfield, Clarice Saloydeoff, Maya Lucas, Lauren Hoard, Hannah Curtis & Alicia Veveris.

All of the gymnasts performed well with each of them gaining well-deserved medals.

Both the Espoir and Senior group gymnasts won Silver medals in their respective age groups.

Whilst the junior team put in a gold winning performance to retain the title and come away as the Welsh junior team champions for an impressive FOURTH year running – well done girls!

Deb Hows – Senior Rhythmic gymnastics coach

Esprit WIN National Club Team Championships!

Esprit Rhythmic South’s individual and group gymnasts all travelled to Walsall recently to compete in the 2013 club team championships.  

This was a massive competition with over 90 routines performed by gymnasts from clubs throughout England Scotland and Wales.

Esprit’s teams were:
Espoir - Erin Robinson, Isis Tribolet, Shanniah Stevens, Lily Gage, Isabelle Trussell, Hannah Dagg, Madison Kennelly, Miriam Rodrigues.


Junior - Ashleigh West, Neve Prowting, Gabriela Caruso, Steffanie Vitalie – Richardson, Jess Steele Katy Coleman


Senior - Clarice Saloyedoff, Hannah Curtis, Maya Lucas, Charlotte Leighfield, Lauren Hoard, Laura Halford


To help Esprit to this impressive result the Espoir and Junior teams both came 4th in their respective competitions.


But it was our seniors who produced a truly fantastic result to win the senior category and clinch the title for Esprit .


All of our gymnasts did extremely well and their combined scores meant that Esprit Rhythmic South are now the 2013 National club team champions!


A massive well-done to the gymnasts, Cherie and her coaching team.


We’re really proud of you all.


Deb Hows – Senior Rhythmic Gymnastics coach