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Trampoline star Piper hopes to impress for Great Britain at the Scalabis Cup in Portugal

CITY of Plymouth trampolining star Oscar Piper will make his first international appearance of the season on Friday at the Scalabis Cup in Portugal.

Piper will compete for Great Britain in the double mini trampoline event at the top competition that attracts gymnasts from all over the world.

He is one of just three athletes in Britain’s DMT national squad who competes in the boys’ 13-14 age category.

The event in Portugal will be the final opportunity for GB gymnastics to impress the selectors before they name their squad for the World Age Group Championships which will take place in Tokyo at the start of December. The squad for Japan will be named at the end of his month.

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