Bournemouth University Trampoline Club had its most successful BUCS Nationals to date with two Gold Medals, a Men’s Team Silver, three finalists (including gold medal winners) with two further top twenty finishes.
Of the three finalists, Matt Shepherd and Edward Weeden qualified in first place for their finals whilst Jack Durham qualified in second place, producing BUTC a Silver Medal in the Men’s Team event whilst earning Bournemouth University some welcomed BUCS Points.
Jack Durham and Matt Shepherd, at their last BUCS Nationals for Bournemouth University won gold in their respective grades.
For half of the competitors competing, it was their first time competing at BUCS Nationals with some promising displays. Jamie Johnston at his first Nationals hit a PB in his second routine whilst Sarah Dickinson placed her highest ever position in her individual grade.
Edward Weeden and Jack Durham provided another top twenty place finish with 7th in their Synchronised competition on the Sunday morning.
|Edward Weeden||BUCS Elite Men||8th/12 (qualified final 1st)|
|Jack Durham||BUCS 1 Men||1st/19 (qualified final 2nd)|
|Sian Delaney||BUCS 1 Women||24th/38|
|George Dearden||BUCS 3 Men||17th/30|
|Isla Robson||BUCS 3 Women||39th/62|
|Jamie Johnston||BUCS 5 Men||30th/31 (second routine fourth best in his category)|
|Matt Shepherd||BUCS 6 Men||1st/30 (qualified final 1st)|
|Sarah Dickinson||BUCS 6 Women||16th/99|
|Jess Cavey||BUCS 6 Women||65th/99|
|Hazel Fransch||BUCS 6 Women||88th/99|
|Ed Weeden & Jack Durham||BUCS 1 Synchro||7th/20|
The team will now head into the final two league competitions of the year (Surrey Open [11th March] and the Southampton Open [30th April]) with the hope of winning more medals and overall league points.