Sunday, February 27, 2011

Arete Gymnastics Meet

We are in the middle of our gymnastics competition season and I must say our girls are doing quite well. We had a meet in Lindon Utah and had a blast! Since my sisters and mom live in SLC along with Mark's kids, it worked out great. We were able to spend time with cousins and Miranda. When we arrived in SLC we headed to the hotel where the kids had a blast swimming. Here Jr and Sawyer smile for the camera. This was a major task. They were having so much fun playing. I was following them around the pool just waiting for them to hold still. They are so funny!!! Grace and Lily swam for about 2 and a half hours. I couldn't believe it! If you don't already know, Lily is my step sister Kristen's daughter. She is such a sweet girl. Grace and Lily play all the time and get along great. When the girls finally decided they were done swimming, I thought for sure they would be tired. I was wrong! Both of them were more wired than when they started swimming. Crazy! I wish had that kind of energy again!

Sawyer attempting to give Jr a hug. Jr wasn't really into it but that's OK. It's still precious.

No! He isn't choking him, just still trying to hug. How funny! Aren't they handsome!

After swimming we headed to SLC to visit Davis for a minute. We planned to go the U of U gymnastics meet with Hillary and Jason but Hill wasn't feeling up to it. (she is due to have baby Hudson in 2 weeks. Yea!) Davis and Sawyer were just happy to play!

We headed to dinner where the boys decided to pretend to be super heroes. It was hilarious! They would freeze every so often and change characters. Their favorites are of course Spider man and Batman.

Saturday morning was the competition. We headed to the gym for a full day of gymnastics. The level 4's and 5's competed first. Jeannie is our head pre-team coach. Her girls are so much fun to watch. They did a great job in this meet and are continuing to get better and better.
This picture is of all the girls level 4 and 5.

Here they are again but this time with me. Mark and I coach the level 5's and the optional girls. Our optional girls didn't have to compete until the afternoon so we will get a picture of them later.

All the girls did a great job! They all seemed much more confident and looked great. I must say it's pretty fun watching your athletes when they do well. Great job girls!
On Sunday, we got together with Miranda and went to lunch. It was a wonderful afternoon. We don't get to see Miranda very often so when we do, we enjoy every minute. Her youngest boy is Landen. He is adorable! Sawyer and Landen were both perfect at lunch. We decided to take the kids for ice cream just to spend a little more time together.
Who doesn't love an ice cream face!!!
What a great shot! These two really do get along so well. We need to let them play more often.

As for the competition, it couldn't have been better. (although we did have one girl get hurt on floor and couldn't finish the meet) We are so proud of all of you. Keep up the good work!
Heidi, Hillary, Jason and Grandma, thanks for coming to play at the hotel and going to dinner. Sawyer has been asking to play with his cousins. It was really nice having you come to the hotel.
Miranda, we love you so much and had so much fun on Sunday. Please come up anytime or we will bring Sawyer to you so he can play with your kiddos.
What a fantastic weekend. Thanks everyone!


Haley said...

looks like fun!!!

Lilismom said...

So fun, Liliana loves you and she needs to see you once a month for a good ear cleaning! :) I wish I could have come hang out! Love ya.