- Mar 9, 2008
Well, we survived our 1st level 7 meet...I didn't actually have the heart attack I felt was coming on. It was great to hear all the different music! It really seemed to make the meet fly by. But enough small talk here's the scoop! Bars were ok, pretty much as we expected 8.75. No placement for them, she knew they still needed work. Vault nice as we expected...9.5!!! Earning her 4th place! Floor the event she was most excited to compete...9.1!!! Earning her 1st place!!! Now for the BIG shocker...drum roll please...Beam 9.45!!! A personal best & 1st place!!! 36.8 AA 2nd place!!! Such a shocker!!! Especially, considering we didn't even think she'd move to level 7, due to bars & BEAM issues. So DD's season is off to a great start. Next meet isn't until mid January...so she has some time to work on those bars & get that giant perfected. But beam has ALWAYS been DD "problem" event...she's had much fear to over come there. So that win was EXTRA sweet! She just looked so confident & strong on the beam, even looked like she was having a good time up there! And she HATES beam...guess she's a good actress too,LOL! Now for my bad mom of the year award....I didn't get the beam routine on video. I thought I did...but I must have had the camera on on the bench & then when she started & I hit the button I must have turned it off instead of on!!! I have video of the bench & that's it. Guess I'm out of video practice...it's been a few months! Told DD she'll just have to do a repeat performance at the next meet, so I can get it then,LOL!!! Thank you all for your support & words of encouragement! My CB family is great!