Beth Tweddle

Beth Tweddle

BETH TWEDDLE In her own words Photo courtesy of British Gymnastics Early Years and Junior Competition When I look back I feel that gymnastics has always been a part of my life but actually, I did not start training until I was almost 7. I had always been a lively...
Zita Lusack

Zita Lusack

ZITA LUSACK in her own words I started gym age 6. A school dinner lady saw me doing some cartwheels with girls in the playground that already attended the local club. She suggested to my mum that she take me. I started at Woodside Gymnastics Club in Watford a few...
Hayley Price

Hayley Price

HAYLEY PRICE In her own words Like many young girls my parents took me to dancing school at the age of 3, Dad worked on a Saturday morning and mom used to walk me miles to get there! I took classes in Ballet, Tap and Acrobatics. I loved all aspects of my dancing but...
Cheryl Weatherstone

Cheryl Weatherstone

CHERYL WEATHERSTONE by herself and Karen Louise Hollis I actually started gymnastics because of ice skating. I know that sounds strange but my original chosen sport was figure skating and I was starting to compete at the regional level quite young. I loved to jump and...
Susan Cheesebrough

Susan Cheesebrough

SUSAN CHEESEBROUGH In her own words I was told at the age of nine years old I had a talent for sport, running and gymnastics so at the age of eleven I had to make a choice, chose gymnastics! So pleased I did! Facilities were scarce so my coach Mr Gridley who was a...