Trio balanced, focused ahead of state titles
ALL EYES were on Gladstone gymnasts Samarah Littlemore, Maddison Doran and Jadyn Nash but the nerves were not evident.
They completed their set superbly.
"We're pretty confident and I think we did pretty well," Maddison, 13, said immediately after the balance set.
"We put a lot of effort in."
Six weeks of preparation have the three youngsters - with Jadyn at just nine years and Samarah at 12 - ready for the states later in the year.
"Ever since we became a trio three months ago, we wanted to make it to the states and nationals," Maddison said.
As a toddler, Maddison was making a mess of the house so mum Jane introduced her into gymnastics.
"My mum Jane said I was pretty ratty around the house when I was 15 months old," Maddison laughed.