After a break due to the pandemic, Varsity was finally back for gymnastics this year! On Sunday 6th of March, our Oxford gymnasts headed to Marriott's Gymnastics Club, in Stevenage to compete against Cambridge University Olympic Gymnastics Club and see who would be crowned the winners of Varsity 2022! This was the first Gymnastics Varsity … Continue reading Varsity Match 2022
On the 5th and 6th of February some of our gymnasts participated in the annual BUCS Gymnastics Competition, taking place at New College Leicester gym! We met with Lucy and Alex, our Women and Men captains, to chat about the team’s performance at the event and the overall experience! Who competed and in which grades? … Continue reading BUCS 2022
Meet the Gymnasts: Amelia
Amelia Bowman, Hertford College, 5th year Medicine How did you get involved with OUGym? I came along to a welcome session and never left! Did you do gymnastics when you were younger? I originally started out doing acrobatic gymnastics when I was 10, when I came to University, I started learning how to do artistic … Continue reading Meet the Gymnasts: Amelia
Meet the Gymnasts: Lucy
Lucy Buchanan, Balliol, 2nd year Engineering. I started gymnastics when I was three and ended up training and competing with the same club for 15 years, I really enjoyed it and only left the same summer I moved away for uni. Initially I wasn’t sure if I was going to continue gymnastics at Oxford. I … Continue reading Meet the Gymnasts: Lucy
Meet the Gymnasts: Wen
Wen Hao Kho, Queen's, 2nd year Mathematics. I used to compete gymnastics when I was younger but back then I didn't quite enjoy the sport and felt forced into it by my parents. Unsurprisingly, my career didn't last long, and I had stopped gymnastics without the intention of ever coming back. Shortly before university, when … Continue reading Meet the Gymnasts: Wen
Meet the Gymnasts: Lizzie
Lizzie Daly, Univ, 4th year Medicine. I started gymnastics when I was four, and enjoyed both artistic and acrobatic gymnastics. On starting high school, I found it more difficult to find the time for training so ended up taking a 10 year gap. It was Michaelmas term last year when I saw the opportunity to … Continue reading Meet the Gymnasts: Lizzie
Varsity Match 2019
On Sunday 17th February, more than twenty of Oxford’s finest gymnasts headed cross country to Marriotts Gym in Stevenage for the much-awaited 32nd Varsity Match. The competition was fierce but friendly, all teams performed really well, and the results were close. The Women’s A team began on bars, not their favourite apparatus, but everyone competed … Continue reading Varsity Match 2019
Christmas Dinner & Socials!
Over my two-and-a-bit years at OU Gymnastics, I've learned that the people you train with are as big of a factor as the training itself. Time spent together, both inside and outside the gym, is what motivates us to leap higher, turn faster, and become stronger. It takes the best parts of what makes us … Continue reading Christmas Dinner & Socials!
A huge congratulations to all who came down to take part in our inter-college competition this year! From beginners to advanced, we're so proud of anyone and everyone who had the courage to step up to the floor or take on the vault and simply take part in such an amazing sport. You smashed it … Continue reading Cuppers 2017!
OUGym are coming to the end of quite honestly one of our most successful years yet. We've seen progress in all aspects of the club, from our massive membership increase... to top-quality displays not only in competitions, but also as stunt performers in numerous Oxford Balls. It's not surprising, then, that when photographer Leon Kong produced … Continue reading 2017 Photoshoot!