Corey Walkes has arrived back home after representing Great Britain at the 26th World Age Group Trampoline, Tumbling and DMT Championships held in St Petersburg in Russia. Corey was selected to compete for Great Britain as one of just 3 GBR individual trampoline gymnasts in his age group after winning the gold medal at the British Championships held in Birmingham earlier this year.
TS5Cs ace trampolinist Corey Walkes was last week presented with the TS5C Outstanding Achievement Award by Alan Gloak, TS5C Chairperson, that Corey was unable to collect at the SASP Awards a couple of weeks ago.
Brodie Williams was crowned TS5C’s Young Sports Achiever of the Year Award at this year’s Somerset Activity & Sports Awards.
19 year old Brodie is part of the Millfield School training programme, the same programme that Olympic medallist and World Champion James Guy undertook, and is coached by former international swimmer Euan Dale.
Talented young gymnast Corey Walkes from Quayside Trampoline & Gymnastics Club in Bridgwater, made headlines this weekend, winning gold at a major sporting event held at the Arena in Birmingham.
Corey, from Radstock near Bath, claimed top spot in the hotly-contested men’s age 17-21 trampoline final on Sunday.
TS5C's Great Britain junior trampolinist 17 year old Corey Walkes has much to be proud of after he produced an historic junior double silver medal win for Great Britain at the 26th European Trampoline, Tumbling and DMT Championships held in Azerbaijan.
Great Britain Junior Trampoline Gymnast Corey Walkes has arrived home from his first international competition of 2018 with his first gold medal of the season.
Corey who turns 17 today is coached by International Performance Coach (IPC) Susan Bramble at Quayside Trampoline & Gymnastics Club in Bridgwater alongside Senior Great Britain Trampoline gymnast Laura Gallagher.
Corey competed as an individual on Saturday18th November at 25th World Age Group Championships held in Sofia, Bulgaria in the largest age group of eighty four 15/16 year old boys and then again on Sunday in the same age group in synchronised trampolining.
There were 938 athletes competing from all over the world.
Sixteen year old trampoline gymnast Corey Walkes has had little time to relax after his successful weekend competing at the 2017 British Trampoline & Tumbling Championships which were held at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.
His ‘comeback’ performance after over a year out through injury showed just why he is in his fifth year of selection for the Great Britain High Performance Junior Programme and a place on the Trampoline Olympic Potential Squad.
Corey has started 2017 with some great news as he has been named as one of just two junior trampoline gymnasts to train as part of both the World Age Group squad (WAGC) and the 'Trampoline Olympic Potential' Squad.(TOP) for Tokyo 2020.