Introducing Elite Gymnast, Jay Thompson!

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Introducing Elite Gymnast,  Jay Thompson!
February 13, 2018

We welcome our latest Gymphlex Hero, International Elite Gymnast Jay Thompson to our hero initiative. 

We are delighted to announce a recent partnership with Gymnast, Gaius (Jay) Thompson. The successful 21 year old has competed in the top Gymnastics National squad for England and Great Britain since the age of 8 years old.

The highly successful gymnast has won over 50 medals, as a member of British Gymnastics team GB, 40 of which have been gold in both national and international competitions. Highlighting just some of his achievements, Jay is a two-time junior European gold medal winner, won gold for individual pommel at the Junior Europeans and won junior Commonwealth gold medal on the parallel bar.

Having carried the Olympic torch in 2012 and participating in the preshow for all gymnastic events during the 2012 Olympics, Jay is keen to join and compete with Team GB at Tokyo 2020.

Now based at SEGC Jay trains as part of the British Gymnastics Top Squad for over 32 hours a week.  He is currently training for the Commonwealth trials with Team GB while also pursuing his passions in vlogging and photography.

‘’I can honestly say that I give it my all in everything I do and that I love doing what I do and appreciate just how lucky I am to be able to do what I love. Make every day count and enjoy life! ‘’ – Jay Thompson

Find out more about our talented hero and his goals for 2018 in the below Youtube Video. Wanna know more? Give Jay a follow over on Twitter and Instagram