Gym Talk with Robyn Price
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 | by Robyn Price
Senior Makeover
Senior Makeover

Hi Centenary gymnastics fans!  This is Robyn bringing you the inside scoop from the Ladies gymnastics team.  If you didn’t already know, I am a junior this year and man is time flying by! We are getting prepared to start a new season and things are getting exciting in the gym.  We have a countdown until our first meet and it is now less than 75 days away! Almost everyone has their new floor and beam routines put together and it has been so much fun watching everyone learn their new choreography.  It’s funny to see how much each of our personality’s come out in our floor routines. It is going to be a blast performing them in front of a big crowd!  Just wanted to give a huge THANKS to our head coach, Jackie, for taking the time to help us pick out our music, cutting it to perfection, and choreographing ALL of our new routines.  She is the!!

This past week we have enjoyed “Gent Fest” which is a week full of fun activities before homecoming weekend! We all got free t-shirts and prizes throughout the week!  We also got to visit with a few of our Alumni who came in town for homecoming this weekend.  It’s always nice to see and visit with our former teammates.  Saturday was a fun-filled day! We started off tailgating in the Gold Dome parking lot listening to a live band, eating, and mingling with other students.  After that we watched our baseball team beat the Alumni baseball team, which was a lot of fun! There was also a swim meet going on and a basketball scrimmage where they announced the 2012 homecoming court! Such a school-spirited day!!

Although Saturday was a lot of fun, nothing can beat the Sunday we had this past week!! It was PICTURE DAY!! We were bombarded with surprises; when we got to the Gold Dome to get ready for pictures Coach Jackie had her first surprise waiting for us, which was some new workout tops. They are so cute and we are going to look great in them!  We got our new leotards and warm ups to wear for the pictures, then we were surprised with make-up and hair professionals to give the whole team make overs!!!! How cool is that?!?! We were all so excited! We got to be models for the day.  We each got to come up with individual poses and also many different team pictures.  It was a fabulous day. J Be looking for photos on our Facebook page soon!            

Just wanted to give a huge thanks to Amanda Le Walker from Carrolton, Texas, our photographer, who worked with all of us!  She was so much fun to work with and had so many great ideas, and she was so patient with all 17 of us!  Also, big thanks to Mrs. Linda Naylor and the Pure Salon: An AVEDA Concept Salon group from Los Colinas and Valley Ranch, Texas! Y’all are awesome, and everyone looked so beautiful!!

After pictures we had a little time left over for practice!  We did some team work on floor, knocking down another team goal and then everyone got to show off their full floor sets!  Then we had one more surprise….the seniors all pitched in and got the whole team new grip bags!  They have our names on them along with Centenary Gymnastics. We were feeling really special by this time!  Thanks so much to our awesome seniors for such a great gift, now we will know which grip bag is ours!

Hope you enjoyed keeping up with the busy and exciting week we had! Time to go hit the books now… Stay tuned for next week’s Gym Talk! Thanks for reading and I hope you have a great week!!


Robyn Price