JRUK at the British Championships 2013
12-13th October 2013, 22 competitors and 24 parents and family travelled down to Scotland to make this the biggest Jump Rope UK team to participate in a weekend of competition.
12th October 2013 was the British Team competition ran by BRSA. It was a successful first day for the club with members Amy Gerrard and Olivia Beattie taking Gold and Caitlin Speirs and Evie Lowe taking silver in the National Pairs under 11s category. Lauren Shepherd, Stacie Pegg, Elly Allum and Chloe Greaves also fought off fierce competition to take Gold in the National 15 and over team seniors for JRUK.
13th October 2013 was the British Individual Competition.
In the novice 11 and under category Florence Williams bought the overall silvers medal home and Leah Crane also performed a great freestyle winning her a silver. Jen, Jessica, Jasmine, Lottie, Leah, Lily and Emily performed above any expectations in all 3 events with several coming home with many new PBs.
Callam Rainey shone in the 12-14 boys category taking Gold for the team.
In the 15 & over senior girls, Rebecca Cooper took Gold making her the British Champion for 2013, Lauren Shepherd took the silver, Gemma Mchee the Bronze, Chloe took 4th place, Stacie Pegg came 5th and Elly Allum 8th.
It was a great weekend with many thanks to Sue&Chris Dale who make the weekend run as smoothly as it did. The team was far from disappointed coming home with a huge total of 80 medals!
Redditch Standard Write up link.