Gymnasts, surfers ready for showcase

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Coaches Mark Bonilla, Lani Johnson, Rhea Ventura, and Jack Leonard show off members of Kauai Gymnastics who will be competing in Las Vegas, including Maddison Hubbard, Savannah Hubbard, Kamaile Manibog, Madison Welsh, Haley Zina, Ashlyn Questin Ashley Ricciardi, Mia Ricciardi-Elite (missing Hi‘ilawe Banasihan) in their competition wear. The athletes will also be in action, Sunday during the 13th annual exhibition at the Kukui Grove Center.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    A member of the Kauai Gymnastics Kula Team shows off the Las Vegas competition outfit during practice, Wednesday night at the Puhi facility.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    A member of the Kauai Gymnastics Kula Team dons a floatie during one of the routines, Wednesday during practice at the Puhi facility.

PUHI — When the more than 35 gymnasts take the mats at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Kukui Grove Center, they will be joined by two-time World Champion tandem surfers Kalani Vierra and Krystal Apeles.

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