Gieschen Takes Top Prize at CVI Lexington
RELEASE: July 1, 2013
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Andrew Minnick
Kathryn Gieschen on Revlon (Mike Tomlinson)
– In the senior division at the CVI1* in Lexington, VA it was Kathryn Gieschen who, over two rounds of compulsory and freestyle competition, earned first place finishes at the U.S. East Coast’s first ever CVI competition. With a first round overall score* of 7.618 and second round overall score of 7.572 Gieschen, vaulting on Revlon and lunged by Alison Gieschen, came away with wins in both rounds.** Coming in second in round one was Kristy Nicolo with a score of 7.029, and in round two Leah Coe with a 7.425.
The winner of both rounds in the Junior division was Annie Young vaulting on Moses and lunged by Dusti Hausman. In the Children’s division Kathryn Appleby-Wineberg won on Bolero, lunged by Alison Gieschen, and Irena Shaffer and Kate Shaffer won the Pas de Deux on VT Haydn's Concerto, lunged by Wayne Beisecker.
Full results are online here
*Average of compulsory and freestyle scores
**This was a CVI 1* and only one round needed to be offered, but the competition added a second round for the sake of competitiors to learn, and qualify. Placings and prizes were awarded for two spereate rounds in the Senior and Junior divisions.