October 28, 2020

From the Caribbean to her school gym, young Calgary athlete wows the crowds


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Screen Shot 2015-12-06 at 3.54.30 PMBy Gil Tucker For Global News

CALGARY – Eleven-year-old Brenley Martin is really enjoying a chance to showcase the sport she loves these days.

The latest opportunity came . 4 at St. Philip School in Calgary.

Martin took centre stage at an assembly, to dazzle her schoolmates with her acrobatic gymnastics demonstration, performing with her partner, 15-year-old Anastasia Sisov.

It’s the same routine they performed a few weeks ago at the first-ever Pan-American Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships in , where they won a silver medal.

Martin is loving every minute of the routines, saying “I go really high and it’s just real fun.”

Sisov says Martin’s commitment to gymnastics plays a big role in their success.

“She’s a good partner,” said Sisov. “She’s a hard worker.”

Martin’s mom Charissa says that love of the sport started showing up early in her daughter’s .

“Soon as she could walk, she was climbing and jumping on everything. So we put her in gymnastics as soon as we could”.

For more on this story and video go to: http://globalnews.ca/news/2381854/from-the-caribbean-to-her-school-gym-young-calgary-athlete-wows-the-crowds/

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