Oceane Roussea Forwood

Oceane is the youngest member of the Rousseau Forwood family to compete Nationally and Internationally in Acrobatic Gymnastics.

Training out of the Robertson Gymnastics Academy, Oceane has been performing competitively on the National scene since her first Australian Gymnastics Championships in 2011 where she came 4th in Level 6 Women's Trio. Since then, Oceane has continued to perform at her best, consistently taking out the Gold Medal at Australian Gymnastics Championships (2013 and 2014) and at the National Clubs Carnivals (2012, 2015 and 2016).

Internationally, Oceane has competed at two World Age Championships - 2014 in Paris, France where she finished in 11th and was the first reserve for finals, and 2016 in China where she finished in 14th place and was the 2nd reserve for finals. In 2017, Oceane had her best performance internationally where she finished 2nd in the Balance component and 3rd in the Dynamic component of the 2017 Las Vegas International. 



Birthplace: Brisbane, QLD
Five words that best describe you: -
Nickname: Oce
Sporting motto: Train insane or remain the same
Most admired sportsperson: Yuriy and Olena Stepchenkov

General Information

Currently Studying Year 9
Have any of your family members competed in elite sport?      4 of my 6 siblings have completed nationally and internationally along side me in Acrobratics
Strenghts as a gymnast. -


Age began gymnastics and reason for starting: 4 years old becuase my mother was a gymnastics coach
First Club: Robertson Gymnastics Academy
First Coach: Yuriy and Olena Stepchenkov
Current Club: Robertson Gymnastics Academy
Current Coach: Yuriy and Olena Stepchenkov
Favourite skill: Layout full twist recatch, full in
Most difficult skill to learn: Deamidov


Best National Performance: 2014 Australian Gymnastics Championships: 1st 12-18 Women's Trio
Best International Performance: 2017 Las Vegas International : 2nd Balance and 3rd Dynamic
Best Acrobatic Moment: Becoming a senior mixed pair


Year Event Level Category Result
2016 Australian National Clubs Carnival Senior Mixed Pair 1st
2015 Australian National Clubs Carnival  12-18 Women's Trio 1st
2014  Australian Gymnastics Championships 12-18 Women's Trio 1st
2013  Australian Gymnastics Championships  12-18 Women's Trio  1st
2012 Australian Gymnastics Championships 7 Women's Trio 4th
2012   Australian National Clubs Carnival 7 Women's Trio 1st
2011  Australian Gymnastics Championships 6 Women's Trio 4th


Year Event Level Category Result
2017 Las Vegas International USA  Senior Mixed Pair  2nd Balance, 3rd Dynamic
2016  World Age Championships CHN   13-19 Women's Trio  14th, 2nd reserve
2014 World Age Championships FRA
 12-18 Women's Trio  11th, 1st reserve
2014   Pat Wade Classic GBR  12-18 Women's Tio   5th


World Championships: World Age Championships 2014, 2016