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FANS funding for Flyers – January 2019

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Owen Pitman, Madison Vine and Imogen Spooncer – Trampolining – January 2019

Representing the Flyers Gym, Trampoline and DMT Club, Owen, Madison and Imogen qualified to represent the South West at the trampoline, double mini trampoline (DMT) and tumbling team finals at the Arena Birmingham in 2018.

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Hannah Worth – Triathlon – January 2019

Triathlon ‘Age-Group’ racing is where you race as an amateur (not in the ‘pro’ category), with people similar in age, with Hannah’s competing in the the 35-39 age group. Following a 2nd Place podium finish at Weymouth Ironman70.3, Hannah qualified for the World Championship final in South Africa in September 2018. With a strong finish time and placing, she was also selected to represented the GBR team at the middle distance European triathlon in Ibiza in October. Continue reading Hannah Worth – Triathlon – January 2019

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British NDP titles for OCRA Flyers – July 2018

image: NDP Finals 2018OCRA Flyers trampolinists have secured two British NDP titles at the individual trampoline, DMT and tumbling NDP finals, held at the Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham.

Owen Pitman and Imogen Spooncer qualified for the national NDP finals at the regional team finals, a national event held at the Birmingham Arena in June, where Owen secured two individual gold medals in trampoline and double mini trampoline, and Imogen won a bronze medal in DMT. Both were representing the South West. Continue reading British NDP titles for OCRA Flyers – July 2018

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Three national NDP medals for OCRA Flyers trampolinists – June 2018

OCRA Flyers at the Barclaycard Arena
OCRA Flyers at the Barclaycard Arena

OCRA Flyers trampolinists won two individual gold medals and one individual bronze medal at the NDP regional team finals at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on 16th and 17th June.

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FANS (Free Access for National Sportspeople) – March 2018

Image: FANS, Fusion, OCRA logoThe FANS (Free Access for National Sportspeople) scheme aims to assist elite sportspeople to achieve their full potential by reducing the financial burden of training costs.

It is an important sports development initiative which aims to provide support and encouragement to the districts leading talented and elite sports performers giving them free access to Fusion Lifestyle gym/fitness and swimming pool facilities. Continue reading FANS (Free Access for National Sportspeople) – March 2018

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Alex Cole – Inline Hockey – Jan 2018

Alex Cole - Inline HockeyFor Inline Hockey, think ice hockey minus the ice and add inline skates. Alex has been playing inline hockey for just over 2 years and has already scored national success in 2017, to step up to international competition in 2018. He trains in Exeter with Exeter Storm – a senior team as they do not have enough children for a Junior team, Alex plays for two league teams; Windsor Knights, which is development team made up of children aged 6 -13; and Avalanche who have two teams in ages under 12 and under 14.

Avalanche won the national championship’s held at Bisley which means they are through to the European Championships in Denmark in June. Continue reading Alex Cole – Inline Hockey – Jan 2018