Launceston’s Jack Penny selected for Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships

Jump to it: Gymnasts Flynn Caro, Matthew French and Amber French.

Jump to it: Gymnasts Flynn Caro, Matthew French and Amber French.

Launceston’s Jack Penny has been named in the Australian team for the Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Bulgaria from November 9 to 12.

Now representing Kingborough Gymsports, the former PCYC member will compete with Blake Rutherford, of NSW, in the synchronised trampoline in Sofia.

Kingborough clubmate Damien Axelsen has also been named and will contest the double mini trampoline.

State coach Ben Kelly has been named as the team’s double mini coach.

Meanwhile three Tasmanian trampoline gymnasts will represent Australia at the Trans-Tasman challenge being held in Christchurch, New Zealand, this week.

Hobart brother and sister duo, Matthew and Amber French will compete in the junior and sub-junior divisions respectively while Flynn Caro will make his international debut in the sub-junior men’s double-mini tramp. All three have returned from the national clubs carnival in Bendigo.

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