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Gaspirilla-tough meet

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medic3188

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DD competed at Gaspirilla yeaterday it was a huige meet. The said the biggest in the US. There were kids in level 2 compeiting from the Bahamas. The judges were tough. She started on vault with a 9.4. She placed 6th because of ties in first and fourth. On beam she got on the beam the wrong side and got turned around. She got a 8.25. Bars she had two falls and three spots bc of the falls and got 6.5. On floor she has a fall and got 7.75. I thought she was better then that. She was just happy she got a medal on vault. She was last overall. She has another meet theis weekend and is looking forward to it.
 

catesmom

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Nov 9, 2007
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Medic- I sure her next meet will be better, don't be discouraged. Sometimes a meet just goes horribly wrong. It's the same way that some days at practice are just bad days. A perfect meet seldom happens and when it does, you just have to enjoy the moment. Hopefully your dd's "perfect" meet will come next week! Good luck!
 
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Billy

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Well, in spite of the other events, a 9.4 on vault is awesome! She should be very proud of that.
 
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awposey1

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Gasparilla is a huge meet and sometimes the venue can be overwheliming for the little guys. She will do great next time.
 
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medic3188

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She was so excited that she placed on vault she did not care about the rest of the events.
 

melmonette

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Aug 16, 2007
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Yeah for vault;) That is an awesome score and a good meet overall too.
We have a meet this weekend too. It is a big one and a pretty much a pre state meet since everyone who will be at state will be at our meet next weekend.
 

gymmomntc2e6

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Aug 25, 2007
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Medic - I think her scores were pretty good - 8.25 on beam w/ getting turned around etc is still good. Vault was Awesome !!!

DD has a meet on Sunday in Wilmington NC. I think this one may be pretty big (compared to the ones she has done so far). I am a little worried because she missed all last week w/ flu then the start of pneumonia :(- luckily we caught that quick and w/ in 36 hours of antibiotics she is back to her old self - less 3 lbs !! - which she only weighed 46 to begin w/ so that is NOT good. I am hoping the missed week will not hurt her too much.

good luck to yours next weekend as well.
 
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Megley

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Wow, great score on vault! She must have been thrilled with placing at such a large meet. Good luck to her this weekend!

My dd has meet this weekend too, with an unfortuanate 8:00 a.m. session start. Ugh.

Meg
 
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Theo402

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We were at Gasparilla Too

My daughter competed as Level 4 - very tough on scoring!! One of our new team parents (transferred from a different gym)said that her daughter received better scores when she competed USAG.
 
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