Saints Club trampolinist Ray Meech will compete at the National Gymsports Championships at the Trusts Stadium in Auckland from October 7-11.
Meech will travel as a member of the Aorangi combined gymsports squad. along with four gymnasts, accompanied by two coaches and a team manager including Saints Trampoline Club coach Tyler Williams.
Williams, who recently returned to Oamaru after finishing an anatomy and structural biology degree at Otago University, was a competitive trampolinist at the Saints club throughout his youth and praised the Oamaru Intermediate School student’s dedication to the sport.
“He should go well .He’s been pretty consistent this year, which is good start,” he said.
“I’d love to see him go well. He’s put in a lot of hard work, and just through that, he deserves to do well.”
Saints Trampoline Club are organising a fund-raising quiz night at the North Star Hotel on Monday, September 22 at 7pm from which money raised will go towards Meech and Williams’ travel costs.
By JAMES FORD
PHOTO: BRAYDEN LINDSAY – Saints Club trampolinist Ray Meech will compete in Auckland next month.