Our Athletes Left to Right: Emilie, Taylor, Caelly, Maya

 

Our divers have just returned from the Kitchener/Waterloo Aspire Invitational last week with outstanding results and many new friendships.

Led by Mary, ONDC’s provincial level coach, our four athletes went on to multiple podium finishes and new personal bests.

Our youngest athlete Emilie, 10 years old, competed in the Girls D Aspire II category and earned new personal on every event she competed in! She finished in 5th place

on 1m, 6th place on 3m and 2nd place on tower! She┬ánailed her final dive on the 5m earning her 7.5’s – 8.0’s to boost her right onto the podium!

Congratulations on a great weekend Emilie and fantastic job on your

SILVER MEDAL FINISH!

Our Girls C Aspire II category athlete is Caelly!

She finished her weekend a little shy of the goals set out by Mary nevertheless finished with two top 6 finishes on 3m (4th place) and tower (5th place). Caelly will take this weekend as a learning opportunity to sharpen her skills and comeback stronger than ever for biggest competition of the year in 2 weeks time in Matanzas, Cuba! Congratulations on your weekend Caelly and we wish you

the best of luck in Cuba!

 

Our Girls B Aspire II athlete is Taylor!

This girl might have been a basket of nerves before leaving for Kitchener but my oh my did she have a solid weekend! 3 personal bests and a SILVER MEDAL finish on platform. She showed great determination and consistency on all her events

and coach Mary could not stop raving about how well she dove all weekend!

Congratulations Taylor on your great weekend. Keep building your skills. Looking forward to putting up new personal bests at provincials in Windsor this May!

Our Girls A Aspire II athlete is Maya!

Maya earned a bit of a reputation last year for being one of the top athletes in her category and she did not fail to disappoint last weekend! She finished her weekend with 3 GOLD MEDALS! 1m she finished over 50 points ahead of 2nd place! We will continue building bigger and stronger dives to put up some crazy numbers at the end of the year in Windsor at Provincial Championships!

Congratulations Maya on a great weekend!

We are now preparing for what will be one of our greatest trips yet!

We are bringing 6 athlete all the way to Cuba for the Copa Yumuri Invitational held on April 11-14. The kids are all set to go and really pumped to dive under the sun! Make sure to remember your sunblock and stay tuned for a double write up for the ONDC and two members who will be attending with Team Ontario.