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| 03 Mar 2015 | 12:57

The Chelsea Piers boys and girls gymnastics teams dominated the second annual Winter Challenge held this past weekend at Chelsea Piers Connecticut. In addition to seven team wins across various levels, Chelsea Piers gymnasts also had strong individual performances, including an impressive 24 first place finishes. The Girls Team walked away with four team wins in Levels 3, 7, 8 and 10. The Boys Team finished first in Levels 4, 5 and 7. Additionally, Girls Team gymnasts claimed more than 22 first place finishes as well as five all-around champions, while members of the Boys Team took home two first place finishes and had eight all-around champions. “It was a very successful competition for the Chelsea Piers Team,” commented Hector Salazar, Boys’ Team Head Coach. “We were up against many talented teams from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. With 55 boys now competing, we have built a strong and deep team.”

Said Chris McClain, Girls’ Team Head Coach, “It is great to see the pride and team spirit our girls possess while hosting a competition,” commented. “They went up against more than 550 girls and did a great job, all while having tons of fun and support for their program.”