Hunter sports fans are in for a treat when the Cessnock PCYC hosts the annual NSW PCYC trampoline sports championships on Saturday.
Some of the state’s best trampolining athletes will be coming to Cessnock with 65 competitors from Sydney, regional areas and Hunter Clubs.
PCYC senior activities officer Paul Ashton said there would be a very high standard of competition with national level athletes competing
“Athletes will be competing in three disciplines – trampolining, double mini and tumbling,” he said.
“At the moment there are 65 competitors registered. The divisions are from levels 1-10.”
On Sunday there is a coach and athlete development program, conducted by international level coaches including Cessnock’s Dmitri Shostov.
The clinics include:
9-10.30am - Level 1-3 trampolining with Dmitri Shostov, cost $15.
10.30am-12.30pm – Level 4-10 trampolining with Dmitri Shostov, cost: $20.
12.30-2.30pm - Development of tumbling with Wei Jun Lee, cost $10
Shostau has been coaching at the centre for more than a year, having competed for his native country Belarus for several years in the sport of trampolining.
Shostau, 29, has won several Belarusian national titles, has achieved a silver medal at the European Championships and has competed at world titles.
He came to Australia with the Moscow Circus and toured for two years.
Entry to Saturday’s championships is by gold coin donation.
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