Gymnasts hit jackpot in Vegas

The pressure of competing at an international event with 2,000 other gymnasts didn’t affect the Smithers Saltos at all.

The pressure of competing at an international event with 2,000 other gymnasts didn’t affect the Smithers Saltos at all.

In Las Vegas for the Lady Luck Invitational Jan. 19 and 20, the Bulkley Valley gymnasts claimed multiple podium spots in their first competition of the season.

In the Excel Bronze category, Railey Bird earned first place on beam and floor and second on bars to finish first overall.

Ana Stavast was first on bars, second on beam and third on floor for a third-place finish.

Abby Stavast finished seventh, Robin Price came in at eighth and Brynn Brandon was ninth.