Olympic Visitors 2014
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"Self-Esteem Through Movement"
Stroup’s Gymnastics was again privileged to host a practice session for a few of the athletes who performed in the Progressive Skating/Gymnastics Spectacular on December 11, 2014. This was the third year to be able to watch the behind the scenes preparations. The performance was taped at the Jamestown Ice Arena and will be televised.
From L to R in the front row are: Lexi Banko, Evelyn Montagna, Mackenzie, Emma Schrencengost, Kayleen Block, Grace Carr, Molly Spontaneo, Charleigh Archeletta, & Alanna Byrd.
Second row L to R are: Coach Ana Torres, Coach Melissa McArthur, Sarah Inman, Jillian Rea, Rhythmic Olympian, Silviya Miteva (Bulgaria), Paul Ruggeri (USA), Taylor Spears (2014 NCAA Champion), Kali Mason, Joanna Snell, Lizzy Schrecengost, Jesse Valone, and Coach Karen Stroup.
Jesse Valone plays the music for Silviya Miteva and Paul Ruggeri as they learn the moves and routine from Paul Ziert, the artistic director.
Stroup's gymnasts and coaches watch quietly and intently as our guests rehearse.
Paul Ruggeri poses with Jesse Valone after practice.