Leaps & Bounds gymnasts get 'Olympic' treatment
Posted: 07/30/2012 at 11:00 am
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Photo Supplied Members of the Leaps & Bounds competitiive gymnastics team attend at Olympia Gymnastics Camp in Valparaiso. They are: (from left, first row) Brylee Franklin, Emilee Miller, Giuliana Green, Jozalyn Holdread, Mia Echartea; (second row) former Olympian Dominique Moceanu, campers Ashley Harmon, Hannah Happner, Meleena Strukel, Lindsay Reynolds, Carli Happner and former Olympian and camp director Svetlana Boguinskaia.
Photo Supplied Former Olympian Samantha Peszek (right) works with Leaps & Bounds competitive gymnast Giuliana Green, 6, on her balance beam technique during the Olympia Gymnastics Camp in Valparaiso. Green was one of 11 "Olympic hopefuls" from the Elkhart-based team to particpate with former Olympains Peszek, Svetlana Boguinskaia and Dominique Mocenau.
Eleven girls commited to Lakeshore Gymnastics in Valparaiso to work with Olympia Gymnastics Camp director Svetlana Boguinskaia (1988, 1992, 1996) as well as Dominique Moceanu (1996) and Samantha Peszek (2008).
The campers received instruction on the uneven bars, balance beam, vault, tumbling, trampoline, dance and leaps and jumps to help improve their gymnastics foundation and excel in their competitive gymnastics goals.
Camie Green is the owner/director of Leaps & Bounds.