Showing posts from October, 2012

The Sun Sets Golden on the Indo Pacific Championships

The last day of competition in Sydney started off with a gold medal routine by Poppy Quinlan and Brittany Falconer. Our women increased their results over their preliminary round optional routine by 3.2 points to catapult themselves into the Gold Medal.

Next up was Tyler Edwards competing in the 15-16 Men's Double Mini Trampoline final. Tyler finished 8th.

Shasta's final athlete to compete was Duncan Blais in the 11-12 Men's Trampoline final. Duncan finished in 6th spot.

And that marks the end of the Indo Pacific Championships 2012. A huge congratulation to all our athletes!

Day 4 is Cast in Bronze!

For the second day in a row a Shasta athlete ended the day on the podium in Sydney. Poppy Quinlan won the bronze medal for 17+ Women's Double Mini Trampoline. Team mate Olivia Bortolazzo finished 7th.

Earlier in the day Poppy Quinlan and sychro partner Brittany Falconer secured a spot in the 17+ Women's Synchronized Trampoline final with 4th place in qualification.

Tyler Edwards also secured a spot in the 15-16 Men's Double Mini final with a 6th place finish in the qualification round.

Duncan Blais, who yesterday became the 2012 Indo Pacific Champion in 11-12 Men's Double Mini Trampoline, had his turn on the trampoline. Finishing in 6th place he earned himself a trip to the final that will take place later today.

Our final competitors of the day were Benjamin Blais and Liam Doherty in the 13-14 Men's Trampoline Final. Blais finished 5th and Doherty 8th.

Today is the last day of competition at the 2012 Indo-Pacific Championships. Our Athletes competing today are:

Day 3 is Golden!

Day 3 in Sydney at the Indo-Pacific championships turned golden for one Shasta Athlete. Duncan Blais continued to lead the 11-12 Men's Double Mini field to win the gold medal.

The first up in Sydney on day three were our 17+ Women qualifications for Double Mini Trampoline. All three of our Women landed in the top ten! Olivia Bortolazzo lead the field, Poppy Quinlan qualified in 6th, and Brittany Falconer finished in 10th. With only 0.5 separating second to eighth the final will be exciting.

Up next were 13-14 Men's Individual Trampoline. Benjamin Blais qualified for finals in ninth and Liam Doherty came 15th.

The evening of Day 3 saw our athletes in action in Finals. First up were  Ben Blais and Liam Doherty competing in the 13-14 Men's Synchronized Trampoline Final where they finished fourth.

Next up was Duncan Blais and his gold medal performance on Double Mini.

Our final competitor for day three was Cameron Quinlan in the 15-16 Men's Trampoline Final finishing 8th o…

Day 2 Down Under

For those trying to watch the live results coming from the Indo-Pacifics there have been some challenges. Some people are not seeing scores and for others they appear and then disappear. I have done some experimenting and it seems browser, browser cache, and OS all play a role in determining your experience. (It is also possible that their server is overwhelmed. ) I have found cleaning my browser cache frequently seems to help.

But for those that would like a straight forward route to the scores you can see them below.

13-14 Men's DMT final: Liam Doherty 4th, Ben Blais 9th

15-16 Men's Trampoline Prelims: Cameron Quinlan 12th

13-14 Men's Synchronized Prelims: Benjamin Blais & Liam Doherty qualify for finals in 5th

17+ Women's Trampoline Final: Poppy Quinlan 6th, Olivia Bortolazzo 7th

11-12 Men's Double Mini prelims: Duncan Blais 1st!

Later today our athletes begin day 3 of competition:

6 pm          DMT Prelims  Olivia Bortolazzo, Poppy Quinlan, Brittany Falcon…

Day One: Indo-Pacific Championships

Yesterday was day one of competition at the Indo-Pacific Championships. The day started with Ben Blais and Liam Doherty competing in Mens Double Mini Trampoline 13-14. Both made top 10 and will compete in the finals tonight.
Also our Women 17+ competed on trampoline. Poppy Quinlan and Olivia Bortolazzo qualified for finals which will be about 2 AM tomorrow morning our time.

The rules for Indos are top ten to finals (max. 3 athletes per delegation  unless there are less than 4 delegations in the level) with all scores carrying forward to finals (no fresh start).

All Scores
Event Website
Event Schedule

To figure out the time difference take our time in BC, subtract 6 hours, then add 1 day.

Mini Meet for Provincial Level Athletes



Eight athletes from Shasta Trampoline will represent Canada at the 2012 Indo Pacific Championships.

Ben and Duncan Blais (New Westminster),Olivia Bortolazzo (Burnaby), Brittany Falconer (Delta), Poppy Quinlan (Maple Ridge), Coach Curt DeWolff, Tyler Edwards (North Vancouver), Cameron Quinlan (Maple Ridge), and  Liam Doherty (Surrey), are pumped as they prepare for take off to Sydney, Australia with Team Canada on Thursday.
After months of intensive training under the direction of Val Johnson, head coach and founder of Shasta Trampoline, these young athletes have been selected to represent Canada at the 2012 Indos, which run from Tuesday 16th to Saturday 20th October. This competition is held every two years and was established to provide athletes from Non-European countries an opportunity to compete in an international event. This year, the event is being hosted by Gymnastics Australia at the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre.The best trampoline athletes from countries along the Pacif…