Local vaulting athletes have had a busy season with championships, competitions and camps over the summer. Four athletes from Alberta represented Canada during the 2019 World Junior Vaulting Championships in Europe last month, followed by the Provincial Vaulting Championships in Stavely during the August 10th weekend. And last week, vaulters attended a summer camp for beginners.
Four athletes from Alberta represented Canada during the 2019 World Junior Vaulting Championships in Europe last month.
The competition was in Ermelo, Netherlands.
Coach and Chef d'Equipe for Canada Jeanine Van Der Sluijs says their team borrowed horses from clubs across Europe.
Van Der Sluijs says vaulting continues to be a popular sport.
She says the National Championships will be held on Labour Day weekend in B.C.
Meanwhile, clubs will be registering for the new season in September, for more info visit the www.vaultcanada.org website.
Van Der Sluijs is with the Meadow Creek Vaulting Club and says she has taken quite a few athletes over the years to international competitions.