A week ago, in Narvik, North Norway, Andreas had a lucky break and pulled off an overall good performance, particularly on the floor.This resulted in his taking home the first prize in the North Region Gymnastics competition. It goes without saying he was happy about the result after hours and hours of practicing. Continue reading and please put up with my bragging, which from a daddy’s perspective counts as well founded bragging whatever others may say.
Håkon Gunnar and Jacob, his training buddies and closest rivals, were supportive from beginning to end and showed good sportsmanship. There’s no telling beforehand who’s going to win or be the better of the three in a contest, and they’ve lerarnt the importance of being a cheerful loser. This time, Andreas came first, and as you may see in the picture further down on the page, he also took home the first prize of a flat-screen pc monitor.
Watch a video of Andreas’ performance on the parallell bars in the flash stream below.
Because of the good results in North Region final, the three of them all qualified for the National Finals to be held in Tromsø on 24.-25. November
Here you can see a video of Andreas doing a double back salto from the rings during a practice the day after the competition.