Kyle Soehn and Lexi Geisbrecht places second at Canada Cup

LANGLEY, B.C. --Sebastien St-Germain of Montreal and Mariah Madigan of Toronto took advantage of the absence of Canada’s Olympic team members to win the men’s and women’s trampoline titles on the final day of competition Sunday at the Canada Cup.
With Karen Cockburn, Rosie MacLennan and Jason Burnett at home in Toronto putting the finishing touches on their preparation for the London Games, the door was wide open for Canada’s rising stars in trampoline to make a splash.
In the men’s competition St-Germain was the surprise winner, finishing ahead of both Keegan Soehn, ranked second in Canada, and his brother Kyle.
St-Germain earned his first major title as a senior with a total score of 158.735 followed by Kyle Soehn of Red Deer, Alta,, in second place with 156.970 points and Jesse Carisse of Toronto in third at 150.565.
On the women’s side Madigan won gold with a score of 145.880, edging runner up Samantha Sendel of Toronto with 145.285 points.
Anita Cirillo of Vancouver was a distant third at 138.190.
In double mini trampoline, veteran Denis Vachon of Burlington claimed the men’s senior title and Olivia Bortolazzo of Vancouver topped the women’s field by a wide margin.
In the women’s youth event, Pamela Clark of Great Britain won gold followed by Lexi Geisbrecht of Calgary in second place and Eve Charbonneau of Montreal in third.
Keevin Madigan of Toronto took the men’s youth title, followed by Matthias Pfleiderer of Germany in second and Ryosuke Sakai of Japan in third.

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