Gymnasts from the Biron Gymnastics Show Team in Houston, will participate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. The parade will be broadcast live on NBC, Thursday, November 24, 2011, 9:00 a.m. EST.
Choreographers from the Spirit of America Productions in New York City came to Houston to teach the choreography to the team. Fifteen gymnasts from the Show Team, ranging in age from 14 -26 years old, have been rehearsing since the beginning of October.
The Biron Gymnastics Show Team was chosen to participate as a featured perfomer based on an audition DVD and resume that was sent to a producer by coach Rob Maiorana.
These same athletes participated in the World Gymnaestrada in Lausanne, Switzerland, this past summer and were featured performers in the prestigious FIG Gala. Jodie Trncak is the director of the Biron Gymnastics Show Team.
The Biron Gymnastics Show Team has participated in four World Gymnaestradas, were selected twice as the FIG Gala USA National Team performers, are the TeamGym National Champions and “Gymnastics For All” National Champions.
Top Row: Claire Hannigan, Alison Massey, Shelby Corder, Hudson Meredith, Eliza Mason
Middle Row: Kiara Brandon, Caroline Sullivan, Cindy Kihneman, Claire Aven, Claire Jacobson
Bottom Row: Brittany Bowles, Emily Winter, Callie Johnston, McKenna Reid, Alyssa Marek