500 gymnasts come together in Aylesbury to celebrate Gymnastics for All

This weekend, 500 gymnasts from across the UK took to the stage at The Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury to take part in GymFusion — a showcase of exciting, creative performances from gymnasts of all ages and abilities.
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Organised by British Gymnastics, GymFusion is a gymnastics event like no other. It encompasses the ethos of Gymnastics for All and gives participants the opportunity to display their skills and talents as a team in a fun, friendly and non-competitive environment.

This year was the first time British Gymnastics have hosted the event in Aylesbury and what a success it was, with gymnasts from a wide range of disciplines taking part, including Acrobatic, Aerobic and TeamGym.

The event saw 19 clubs participate across two shows, with a total of 23 performances focused on this year’s theme – The Movies.

Tamworth Gymnastics Club performing at GymFusion, AylesburyTamworth Gymnastics Club performing at GymFusion, Aylesbury
Tamworth Gymnastics Club performing at GymFusion, Aylesbury

In attendance was Ondine Achampong, who recently represented Great Britain at the World Artistic Championships in Antwerp.

Commenting on the event, Ondine said: "It was amazing to be a part of GymFusion Aylesbury, to see so many gymnasts coming together and having so much fun performing was incredible to see. Gymnastics is definitely a sport for everyone, and you can see that GymFusion unites whole communities.

"The performances by all the clubs were so impressive and unique, everyone should be really proud of what they achieved together - it definitely inspired me!"

Coach Beth from Loughborough Acrobatics Gymnastics Coach, one of the teams that performed also commented: “As a club we have attended GymFusion events for over a decade and continue to look forward to them each year.

Ondine AchampongOndine Achampong
Ondine Achampong

"The variety of creative performances displayed in Aylesbury were a joy to watch and the team spirit shown by all gymnasts created an amazing atmosphere for the day.”

Find out more about GymFusion and keep an eye out for 2024 dates here.

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