Red Deer Thunder Country Trampoline and Gymnastics Club athletes nailed downed 11 Alberta titles and won a total of 24 medals in the provincial championships at Calgary’s Max Bell Centre during the weekend.
Seven Thunder Country members — Keegan Soehn, Kyle Soehn, Brittany Lane, Kalena Soehn, Caiden Cline, Morgan Akins and Amanda Martin — were named to the Alberta team for the Canadian championships May 23-29 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
In addition, two Thunder Country athletes — Madeline Potter and Zachary Blakely — were named to the provincial squad for the Western Canada Cup May 13-15 in Port Coquitlam, B.C.
Thunder Country medal winners and top-10 placings at the provincials are as follows:
Gold — Kyle Soehn, national senior men trampoline; Brittany Lane, national youth women synchronized trampoline; Amanda Martin, national youth women synchronized trampoline; Madeline Potter, national novice women provincial A double mini trampoline (DMT) and provincial C power tumbling; Caiden Cline, national novice men DMT; Zachary Blakely, provincial A men trampoline and DMT; Alexandra Potter, provincial A women synchronized trampoline; Brandalynn Muhlbeier, provincial A women synchronized trampoline; Samuel Peters, provincial B men trampoline; Pierson Kooman, provincial A men provincial D power tumbling; Calvin Burton, provincial C men trampoline.
Silver — Lane, trampoline; Kalena Soehn, national novice 11-14 women trampoline and DMT; Morgan Akins, national novice 15 and over women trampoline; Blakely, synchronized trampoline; Alexandra Potter, DMT; Kooman, synchronized trampoline; Jordan Smith, provincial C women DMT; Evan Koster, provincial C men trampoline; Lauren Howse, provincial C women trampoline and synchronized trampoline; Alexis Wall, provincial C women synchronized trampoline.
Bronze — Martin, trampoline; Cline, provincial B men power tumbling; Evan Burton, provincial B men trampoline.
Fourth to 10th: Fourth — Kalena Soehn, synchronized trampoline; Madeline Potter, synchronized trampoline; Alexandra Potter, trampoline and provincial B power tumbling; Peters, DMT; Smith, trampoline; Burton, provincial D power tumbling; Darren Wright, provincial C men trampoline; Fifth — Kyle Soehn DMT; Lane, DMT; Madeline Potter, trampoline; Cline, trampoline; Blakely, provincial C men power tumbling; Sixth — Kooman, trampoline and DMT; Seventh — Burton, DMT; Eighth — Burton, DMT; Ninth — Koster, DMT; 10th — Muhlbeier, trampoline.