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Regional Competition A Success For Deerness

Over 1000 of the region’s most promising gymnasts from 32 gymnastics clubs across North East England and Scotland took part in two regional competitions hosted by Deerness Gymnastics Academy last month. 1140 children aged 4-16 competed in both the acrobatics and tumbling events over two day in friendly events designed to give the young gymnasts […]

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Celebrations in China at World Acrobatic Championships

  Six gymnasts from Durham won a Silver and Bronze medal for the Great Britain Acrobatic Gymnastics Team in Putian, China last week after competing in the World Acrobatic Age Group Championships. SILVER – Mens Group (13-19) – Nathan Brady, Ryan Dury, Finn Gavin and Michael Gill BRONZE – Mixed Pair (12-18) – Santiago Dubov […]

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Double Gold for Deerness Tumblers in European Championships

  Two Deerness tumblers have returned home triumphant after winning Team Gold medals, and an individual bronze medal, with the Great Britain Gymnastics Tumbling Team at the European Championships held in Valladolid in Spain. Rachel Davies, age 17 from Langley Park, Durham, helped the Senior GBR Team win Gold as the senior women’s team stepped up […]

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Acrobats Get 2016 off to a Successful Start

Deerness Gymnastics Academy acrobats got 2016 off to a successful start as its young gymnasts competed in the Regional NDP (National Development Program) Championships in March, bringing 8 medals, 4 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze, back to the club.  The gold medallists in four partnerships, 10 gymnasts in total, qualified for the national finals. […]

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Next up Spain for Durham’s European Championship Tumblers

Three gymnasts from Durham have been selected for the Great Britain squad for European Tumbling Championships taking place in Valladolid in Spain from March 28 to April 3, 2016. Rachel Davies, age 17 from Langley Park, Durham, a silver medallist at last year’s World Championships, has been selected for the Senior GBR team in her […]

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China Awaits Durham’s World Championship Gymnasts

  Six gymnasts from Durham will travel with the Great Britain Acrobatic Gymnastics Team to China next week to compete in the World Acrobatic Age Group Championships. The six include Georgia Hewison, aged 11 from New Brancepeth and Santiago Dubov, aged 17 from Chester le Street. They will compete as a mixed pair in 12-18 […]

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Tumblers Get 2016 off to a Successful Start

Deerness Gymnastics Academy tumblers got 2016 off to a successful start as its young tumblers competed in the Regional NDP (National Development Program) Championships last weekend, bringing 13 medals back to the club with nine of the gymnasts qualifying for the national semi-finals. The Regional championships were held in Hartlepool on Sunday 28 February when […]

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Tumblers Get 2016 Off To A Competitive Start

  Deerness Gymnastics Academy is hoping to get 2016 off to a competitive start as its young tumblers enter the Regional NDP (National Development Program) Championships this weekend. The regional championships are being held in Hartlepool on Sunday 28 February when 33 tumblers from Deerness will compete against other tumblers from the region to compete […]

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Another Sporting Accolade for Young Gymnast

​ Deerness Gymnastics Academy acrobat Finn Gavin has won a prestigious sporting accolade in Northumberland for the second time. The sports stars of Alnwick and district were honoured at a special awards night at the town’s Playhouse Theatre when fourteen trophies for sporting achievement in 2015 were handed out to individuals and teams in the […]

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Tumblers Celebrate 2015 Successes and Achievements

  A host of awards were given out last weekend to Deerness Gymnastics Academy Tumblers as the club celebrated its best and most improved tumblers of 2015 at its 9th Annual Presentation Evening. Nearly 300 gymnasts, coaches and tumblers gathered at Ramside Hall Hotel to see the tumblers receive recognition for their hard work and […]

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