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British NDP titles for OCRA Flyers

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

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Three national NDP medals for OCRA Flyers trampolinists

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.

The regional finals is a national event that has 13 regional squads across the UK competing against each other for the regional team trophy and individual medals.

OCRA’s trampolinists qualified for the South West squad in March. Vicki Pritchard, OCRA Flyers Gym, Trampoline & DMT Club head coach, was also selected as a South West squad coach. Continue reading Three national NDP medals for OCRA Flyers trampolinists

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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