In British Gymnastics there are many different performance routes that can be taken. The compulsory route is known to be the toughest, where the attention to detail is paramount. The route is designed to create the athletes of the future, the gymnasts that will go on to represent Great Britain on an international stage. Last weekend the East Region held the compulsory championships up at Pipers Vale in Ipswich. Representing Sapphire with her first steps on this path was Cece Canaway. Starting the day on the range and conditioning exercise, designed to test a gymnasts flexibility and strength, Cece sailed through with a superb performance. Up next was the vault, this was a front somersault in the straight position, Cece scored a huge 12.700 which was the second highest vault score in her level. progressing onto the bars, Cece maintained her composure and put out a strong clinical routine. Beam and floor is where the more artistic work in gymnastics is shown, with a couple mistakes but energetic gymnastic routines, Cece completed her first ever competition. Passing the grade by over 8 marks, she now looks to the rest of the year to increase her difficulty and refine her skills.