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Wallers Radio Segments 2008

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2008 Radio Segments


January 8, 2007, we featured Thomas Harris and Brian Waschak – both 9 Years-Old.  Thomas and Brian are members of Wallers’ Boy’s Gymnastics Team under Coach Karl Ziehn. They recently traveled to Bakersfield for their first competition of this season.

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January 10, 2007 – We spoke to another member of Wallers’ Boy’s Gymnastics Team. Jae Kinney (9) moved to Santa Clarita four months ago from Ohio. He has been doing gymnastics for over three years and is happy that he found Wallers’ Academy.

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January 17, 2008, 18 Year-Old Shavahn Church spoke with Mike Dowler at the KHTS Community Resource Station about her training at Wallers’ GymJam Academy. Shavahn is on the UCLA Women’s Gymnastic Team and trains at Wallers’ during the off-season. Gymnastics have been a huge part of Shavahn’s life for the past ten years. She has competed all over the world.
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January 24, 2008, Morgan Tolman (14) and Ariel Horowitz (13) came by the KHTS Community Resource Center for our Waller’s GymJam radio segment with nothing but great things to say about GymJam and both appreciate the awesome training that they receive. Morgan has been doing gymnastics for 9 years and likes the uneven bars best. Ariel, who just returned to Santa Clarita after 3 years in Portland, Oregon has been a gymnast for 10 years and is strong on the beam. Wallers’ was recommended to her prior to returning to Santa Clarita.

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On January 31, 2008, we learned that gymnastics could be a family affair. This seems to be the case with the Gibson sisters – Courtney (5), Lauren (9), Natalie (10) and Megan (13). All of them belong to Wallers’ GymJam Academy and would not have it any other way. From tumbling to the pit (Courtney’s favorite) to the bars, these girls are receiving quality training from the coaching staff at Wallers’ Academy.

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Megan, Natalie, Lauren and Courtney

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On February 7, 2008, we spoke with Tonya Bennett, MS. She’s with BMOD Fitness. They offer Behavioral Sensory Integration and Fitness Coaching at Wallers for students with special needs.

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On February 12, 2008, Cindy Waller brought three level-5 gymnasts to the KHTS Community Resource Station for our radio segment. Whitney Ortega (10), Anika Drake (10) and Lilia Waller (Cindy’s daughter) (8). These girls just returned from a gymnastics competition in Chicago and made a great showing there along with other gymnasts from GymJam
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Whitney Ortega, Lilia Waller, Anika Drake and Cindy Waller
Wallers’ GymJam Academy is owned and directed by Cindy and Chris Waller. Cindy has been involved in gymnastics since 1978.

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On March 20, 2008, Jesse Williams made a return visit to the KHTS Community Resource Station for an update. This 13 – soon to be 14 year-old is a Level 9 Gymnast who placed 2nd in the All-Around at Chris Waller’s Hear of the Champions competition. This Saugus resident attends Arroyo Seco Jr. High with plans to attend Saugus High next fall.

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We spoke with Kailey Hanson on April 8, 2008 at the KHTS Community Resource Station. A resident of Ventura, this 16 Year-Old drives to Wallers’ GymJam Academy four times a week to train. Kailey is college-bound having received a full scholarship from the University of Washington where she will continue her gymnastics training on the college level.

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April 10, 2008, we welcomed back Jae Kinney (9) who moved to Santa Clarita Six months ago from Ohio. He has been doing gymnastics for over three years and is happy that he found Wallers’GymJam Academy. The location of Wallers’ played a major part in the Kinney’s decision to relocate to the Santa Clarita Valley.

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On April 24, 2008, we spoke with 12 Year-Old Aidan O’Connor of Saugus. Both Aidan and her older sister have been training at Wallers’ for while. She recently competed in San Diego and became the Level 7 Vault Champion. She was a Level 6 State Vault last Fall. Aidan’s Sister Bevin (18) now coaches at GymJam.

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On April 29, 2008, we spoke with Ashley Wooff (15) of Ventura. Ashley is a Level 9 gymnast.  Last weekend she competed at the Regional Championships in Long Beach. Ashley was the sole qualifier for Westerns, which will be held in Missouri on May 10th.

Ashley’s strong events are Bars and Vault. She has been involved in gymnastics since she was 3 years-old and competing since age 7.

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May 13, 2008, Kelly Privett with daughter Aubrey (4) and Denise Ballard and her daughter Mailey (4) came by the KHTS Community Resource Station for our GymJam radio segment. Both girls participate in Wallers’ morning pre-school gymnastics class.

Wallers’ recently held their 2nd Annual Mini Olympics – a show for recreational gymnasts where groups of kids represent different countries and perform routines they have learned in class. Each participant took their place on the awards stage and received a medal at the end of the show.

Kelly and Denise participate in the adult gymnastics class on Monday nights and seem to have a ball.

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On May 22, 2008 Owner/Head Coach Chris Waller came by the KHTS Community Resource Station for our GymJam radio segment and spoke about upcoming events taking place at Wallers’ GymJam Academy.

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On June 3, 2008 – we welcomed back Dani Dorris (14) and Coach Mohini Barry. Dani is currently a Level 9 Gymnast from Los Angeles and has competed in gymnastics for 12 years. She has been on the GymJam team for 3 years and has hopes for a college scholarship. Mohini Barry is a coach on the Women’s team at Wallers’ and is an Olympian. Mohini won a Silver Medal at the 2004 Athens Games.

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On June 5, 2008, Mike Dowler welcomed Matt Bengston (17) to the KHTS Community Resource Station for our GymJam radio segment. Matt began training at Wallers’ about 8-months ago. In just one year, he has advanced to Level 9 gymnastics with trampoline and tumbling being his strong events. In addition to competing on the GymJam Men’s Team, he has also taken on training responsibilities too.

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On July 10, 2008, 9-year old Kaitlyn Schultz came by our Resource Station to talk about her recent win at the Nationals in Kansas City, Missouri.

Kaitlyn competed against 48 other gymnasts and placed first in Tumbling. She also competes on the trampoline. She has been participating in gymnastics since she was 3 and has been at Wallers’ GymJam Academy for one year and has aspirations of going to the Olympics.

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July 17, 2008, Molly Reiter and Alicia Gallarzo – both 12-years old, stopped by the KHTS studios to talk about Wallers’ GymJam. Molly and Alicia had been competing together at another gym and made the switch to Waller’s about one year ago. Both of these gymnasts feel at home at Wallers’ and look forward to competing at the college level in the future. Maybe at UCLA – where Chris Waller coaches gymnastics.

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On July 24, 2008, we spoke with Molly Pearlman (15) from Burbank. After taking some time off from gymnastics, Molly has resumed her training – recently joining the GymJam women’s team and is preparing to compete in Level-9 Beam, Floor and Vaulting events.

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On September 11, 2008, Cindy Waller came by with two awesome gymnasts. Erica Fontaine (10) and Lilia Waller
(9) have both recently won the All-Around in their age division for Level 6 at the ‘Judges Cup’ held in
Camarillo.  It was the first meet of the season.

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On October 2, 2008, we had the honor of speaking with 9-year old Paige McNabb. Paige is a Level 4 gymnast on the GymJam team who has been training since the age of 2. She recently won in the All-Around at a competition in Temecula and wants to go to the Olympics.

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October 23, 2008, we were visited by 10 year-old Kristi Kim. Kristi has been doing gymnastics for 2-years and competed for the first time at the beginning of the year. A Level 5 gymnast, Kristi is quickly moving up after a good showing in Long Beach. She has also qualified to compete in the Sectional Championships – the qualifier for the State Championships.

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On Thursday, November 14, 2008, we were joined by Maya Davis (11) – a Level  6 gymnast at Wallers’. Maya recently competed at the Southern State Championships held at Cal State Pomona. She is the current Level 6 champion in Vaulting and would love to
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Wallers Radio Segments 2008

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