Local vaulters take titles

Two athletes from Chilliwack's Cheam Vaulters scored national hardware at a weekend event in Alberta.

Two members of Chilliwack’s Cheam Vaulters picked up national titles at the Canadian National Vaulting Championships.

Alisa Schmidt-Anema, head coach of the local club, made the trip to Alberta and retained her title as the Canadian National Women’s Champion.  She won the division AA women’s class, the top performance level for vaulters in this county.

Teammate Haigen Pavan had the highest scores by a male vaulter in the competition and won the division A mens’ class. Pavan goes down as the first ever recipient of the  Western Canadian Mens’ Championship.

Equestrian vaulting is the sport of gymnastics and acrobatics on a moving horse.

The local club has both recreational and competitive vaulting at all levels. For more information email equestrianvaulting@yahoo.ca