Archives: Gymnastics

A little bit of everything

March 27, 2011 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: CMS, Geek, Gymnastics, HKS, PAS, Volleyball.

This blog is supposed to be about our family, right? Apparently, nothing happens for a month, something short is written, then another month goes by, then a quick post is written, rinse, repeat. Since it’s been a while – oh, about a month – I’ll get in a bunch of updates here. On the vehicle • Read More »

Fantastic Gymnastics Finish

April 24, 2010 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: CMS, Gymnastics.

Congratulations to Clare for finishing her first year in AAU gymnastics last weekend! Reedsburg High School was the venue for the AAU state meet, for which she qualified earlier in the year. The quick summary is that she earned two top 5 medals in beam and bars and took 9th on vault in the 13-year-old • Read More »

A full 1/2 weekend

February 1, 2010 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: CMS, Gymnastics.

Immediately after school on Friday, being all packed and ready to go we, all piled in the vehicle and headed to Wisconsin Dells for a rare Friday night gymnastics meet. As you might guess, it was Clare who competed with her Madtown Twisters team at the big puffy dome on the Chula Vista resort grounds. • Read More »

One under her belt

August 28, 2009 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: CMS, Gymnastics.

Here’s a quick look at Clare’s balance beam routine for this season. Competing at the Intermediate Optional level in AAU for the first time, she gets to make up her own routines on the events and pick her music for her floor exercise. [youtube yCa0FRiY_8U] Even though it was only an intrasquad meet, she finished • Read More »

Summer’s Over

August 18, 2009 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: CMS, Gymnastics, HKS, Volleyball.

According to the girl’s’ schedules, I think we can declare summer over. At high schools all across the state of Wisconsin this week, girls are are digging through their long-forgotten volleyball bags looking for their shoes, kneepads, tape, etc. Volleyball practice (two-a-day!) began in Marshall Monday with a morning conditioning practice followed by an afternoon • Read More »