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Alberta athletes off to the 2013 Artistic World Championships

Kevin Lytwyn (an Ontario athlete who calls the U of C Gymnastics Centre his home club) will be competing on floor, rings and high bar at this year’s Artistic World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium starting on September 27th. Good luck to him and U of C coach Jason Woodnick and National Team Director Tony Smith. They are currently in Basildon, England for a final preparation camp before the hea... more

Aleeza Yu leads Canadian team at Japan Junior International gymnastic meet

YOKOHAMA, Japan -- Aleeza Yu of Richmond Hill, Ont., followed up her surprising fourth-place finish in the women’s all around competition at the Japan Junior International gymnastics meet with a solid performance on Monday in three individual event finals.Yu qualified for all four finals but scratched from the uneven bars event after injuring her thumb in the all around competition on Sunday.“C... more

Alberta athletes named for DMT Team Canada to 2013 World Championships

Congratulations to DMT athletes Keegan Soehn (Thunder Country), Corissa Boychuk (Airdrie Edge), Lexi Giesbrecht (CGC) and Pam Kriangkum (Phoenix Gymnastics) for being officially named to the Canadian Senior DMT team for the 2013 World Championships in Sofia Bulgaria in November.Watch the DMT Team Canada 2013 clip on Youtube. more

Announcement

Please be aware of the following charges for NCCP online evaluations. As of October 30, 2013 the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) will be charging fees for coaches wishing to challenge NCCP online evaluation modules. Coaches that completed the course-based training will not have to pay for the online evaluation. Only coaches challenging by going directly to the evaluation without havin... more

T & T Selection Camps for World Championships

There are two very important training camps for the T & T community this weekend. Both of the camps are the final selection for athletes trying to make the Canadian Team to the 29th World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria November 7-10, 2013.The Airdrie Edge will be hosting the Double Mini Trampoline camp starting today featuring invited Alberta athletes Pam Kriangkum from the Phoenix Gym Cl... more

Smith 8th in vault final at gymnastics World Cup in Croatia

OSIJEK, Croatia -- Hugh Smith of Halifax placed eighth in the vault final at the final individual-event World Cup of the year on Sunday.   Smith, the lone Canadian to reach a final at the 34-country competition, had difficulties with the landing of his first of two vaults and wound up with a score of 14.188 points.   Nguyen Ha Thanh of Vietnam, who topped the field in the qualificati... more

It’s your call – share your priorities for amateur sport

The Redford Government wants to hear about your priorities for amateur sport.A new online survey asks Albertans to make choices about how they would allocate support to different areas of sport.The survey at AlbertaSportPlan.ca is one part of a consultation to renew the Alberta Sport Plan. The updated plan will guide the Alberta government’s priorities concerning amateur sport in the province f... more

From left: Rosie MacLennan, Jason Burnett, Kyle Soehn, Keegan Soehn and Samantha Sendel

Alberta athletes help Canada at best World Cup results ever

LOULE, Portugal -- Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan returned to the World Cup circuit with a bang on Saturday, winning individual gold in her first solo trampoline competition since last summer, and adding another gold medal in the synchro event with partner and fellow Torontonian Samantha Sendel. MacLennan, who has competed internationally just once -- in synchro only -- since winning gold... more

Alberta T & T athletes compete in Portugal

Nine athletes and four coaches representing three clubs from Alberta are currently in Portugal competing at the 8th Annual Loule Cup. The event is an international event for the younger athletes and also an FIG sanctioned World Cup for the Seniors. Good luck to Keegan Soehn, Lexi Geisbrecht, Corissa Boychuk, Mark Armstrong, Caitlin Brown, Beatrice Prcic, Hailey Macaig, Brody Atkin and Sydney Je... more

Alberta Acro Camp a huge success

Alberta Acro Camp a huge success

The Calgary Acro club hosted the Alblerta Acro Season Opener training camp at Gymtastics on Aug 31-Sept 2, 2013. A big highlight was guest clinician Kristin Allen (former world champion and employee of Cirque du Soleil) join the camp over the 3 day weekend. more

Bezzoubenko 25th at rhythmic gymnastics world championships

KIEV, Ukraine -- Patricia Bezzoubenko of Toronto just missed qualifying for the all around final at the world rhythmic gymnastic championships on Thursday, placing 25th in a field of 97 competitors. Bezzoubenko, 16, was edged for the last spot in the top-24 final by Germany’s Laura Jung after placing 19th in ribbon and 23rd in clubs on the final day of qualifications. After the first two... more

Bezzoubenko, Kovacs set to compete at rhythmic gymnastics world championships

KIEV, Ukraine -- Newly crowned Canadian senior champion Patricia Bezzoubenko and teammate Annabelle Kovacs are among the newcomers set to compete this week at the world rhythmic gymnastics championships in Kiev, Ukraine. Bezzoubenko, who holds dual citizenship and divides her time between Moscow and Toronto, and Vancouver’s Kovacs are both looking to make a strong impression in their world... more

It’s your call – share your priorities for amateur sport

New Release from Alberta Government August 27Please click HERE. more