Cascade Twp., MI- The U.S. Trampoline and Tumbling Association held its annual National Championship the week of June 20th, 2011 in Charleston, West Virginia. More than 110 teams from across the nation competed for national titles with a total of 1,300 gymnast’s ages 3 to 30 participating in power tumbling, double-mini trampoline and trampoline events.
The Grand Rapids Gymnastics Trampoline & Tumbling Team out of Cascade Township, had fantastic results at the national competition. Three athletes won their events and are now national champions. Hanna Zahm of Allendale won the sub-advanced level double-mini. Brendan McDonald of Forest Hills, competing in his first year, won the sub-advanced trampoline title, and Caleb Smith of Hudsonville won for sub-advanced double-mini. Caleb and Brendan also took home the 1st place team award for sub-advanced double mini. Ant the GRG intermediate girls tumbling team won the 2nd place team trophy.