Lemon Tree Passage’s Josh Thompson has Olympics in his Sights Medowie & Tilligerry News Of The Area Tilligerry Peninsular by News Of The Area - Modern Media - December 4, 2017December 4, 2017 Josh showing his flexibility with his proud parent beside the pool. AFTER winning many gymnastics trophies including ‘Athlete of the Year’ Josh Thompson has his sights set on the Olympics. Modern Media: Advertise with News Of The Area and you get your ad in 1) in Print, 2) on the News Website (like this ad), and 3) on our Social Media news site. A much more efficient way to advertise. Reach a HUGE audience for a LOW price TODAY! Call us on 02 4983 2134. Or [email protected] Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE The eight year old from Lemon Tree Passage started early as mother Jade explains, “We lived in a house with polished floors and one day as a toddler he said, ‘Look mum!’ I turned around to see that he had done the splits! We steered him into gymnastics since the age of four and he hasn’t looked back.” Jade trains weekly at Glendale and performs the standard six multi disciplinary routines of adult male gymnasts. The rings and the high bar are his favourites. His seven major trophies include ‘Athlete of the Year NSW’; ‘Country Championship ‘ (two years running) and 5th in NSW. Josh also gained two firsts, a second and a fourth in the Grand Prix series. On top of this he has been selected for a high performance training squad in Sydney. “We are very proud of Josh, his dedication and his achievements,” his mother, a lifeguard at Tilligerry Aquatic Centre, remarked. By Geoff WALKER Josh showing with one of his awards.