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Provincial Level T & T Training Camp this weekend

The Ortona Gymnastics Club is hosting the T & T Provincial Level training camp this weekend. Over 50 athletes from 7 Alberta clubs will be training specifically on tumbling and trampoline. Hope everyone has a great time, meets new friends and learns a thing or two. more

AGF is searching for Team Manager

To:  Competitive Clubs and Previous Team ManagersFrom:  AGF OfficeDate:  10/22/2013Re:  Application for Team Manager PositionAlberta Gymnastics Federation is searching for Team Manager. Please find enclosed an application for the position of Alberta Team Manager.  If you, or anyone you know, is interested in acting as a manager at any of the following competitions, plea... more

The 2013 AGM, Assemblies and Awards Gala a Huge Success!

The 2013 AGF Annual General Meeting, Assemblies and Awards Gala took place at the Westin Hotel in Calgary this past weekend and it was thoroughly enjoyed by all attendees.The AGM kicked off with the Friday night’s President’s Forum, followed by a social where some out-of-town members gathered to meet and greet.  Frank Sahlein from 3rd Level Consulting and Kevin Murray from SportzSoft both... more

2013 AGF Annual General Meeting, Assemblies and Awards Gala will be held this weekend

AGF staff are busy getting ready for the big events this weekend. There will be 24 member clubs attending the Annual General Meeting this year and more than 350 guests are joining us for the Awards Gala at the Westin Hotel in Calgary. We are also delighted to announce that Boulevard Travel, one of the AGF long time sponsors, is giving away one short haul flight for two people at the famous Rola... more

2013 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships on CBC

Don’t miss the CBC National broadcast of the 2013 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships:Saturday October 19 at 14:00 -16:00 on the CBC network.CBC Sports Broadcast ScheduleCBC we will also be streaming the broadcast on cbcsports.caYou will view some remarkable performances from our Canadian gymnasts, including 4 Finals. more

Halifax gymnast Ellie Black eighth in floor final at world championships in Antwerp

ANTWERP -- Ellie Black of Halifax placed eighth in the women’s floor final on the last day of competition Sunday at the world gymnastics championships, capping an impressive week of competition for the 18-year-old university student. Simone Biles of the United States ruled the eight-woman final, winning gold with a score of 15.000 points. Silver medallist Vanessa Ferrari of Italy was a d... more

Soehn Brothers win Bronze at trampoline World Cup in Denmark

ODENSE, Denmark -- Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan of Toronto won gold in the synchro event with partner Samantha Sendel of Toronto and also bounced to bronze in the individual competition at the final World Cup of the year. In the synchro event MacLennan and Sendel easily topped the field in the final with a score of 47.900 points. Mayu Otani and Miyu Yorshimura of Japan were a distant se... more

Vancouver gymnast Scott Morgan 8th in floor final at world gymnastics championships

ANTWERP, Belgium -- Vancouver’s Scott Morgan surprised a lot of people by qualifying for the men's floor final at his first world gymnastics championships and more than held his own on Saturday against some of the sport's brightest stars to finish eighth. Kenzo Shirai of Japan won gold with 16.000 points, followed by silver medallist Jacob Dalton of the United States with a score of 15.600.... more

Victoria Moors scores best ever Canadian women’s all around result at world championships

ANTWERP, Belgium -- Sixteen-year-old Victoria Moors of Cambridge, Ont., (Dynamo) flipped, twisted and bounced to Canada’s best ever women’s all around result at the world gymnastics championships on Friday while teammate Ellie Black of Halifax, (Alta Gymnastics) was right behind for the second best all time. Moors,16, and Black,18, placed 10th and 13th respectively as they both eclipsed the... more

Soehn brothers compete at the T & T World Cup in Odense, Denmark

Good luck to Keegan Soehn and Kyle Soehn who are competing at the T & T World Cup in Odense, Denmark this weekend.Click here for the live stream http://www.dr.dk/Sporten/Oevrig_sport/2013/09/30/164213.htm more

AB T&T top athletes, coaches and judge named the Sr. Nat. Team for World Championships

Congratulations to Kyle Soehn, Keegan Soehn, Corissa Boychuk, Lexi Giesbrecht, Pam Kriangkum, coaches Ken Soehn, Jamie Atkin and judge Craig Smith for being named to the Senior National Team to attend the 2013 T & T World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria November 7-10. 2013.  Here is the complete list of the athletes, coaches and judges that will represent Canada at next World Champio... more

Maegan Chant, Kaitlyn Hofland impress at first world gymnastics championships

ANTWERP, Belgium -- The Canadian women’s gymnastics team got off to a strong start at the 2013 world championships on Tuesday with impressive performances from Maegan Chant of Waterdown, Ont., (World Class Gymnastics), and Kaitlyn Hofland of Georgetown, Ont., (East York Gymnastics). Both Hofland, 17, and Chant, 16, in their their first appearance at a world championship, made the most of it... more

Annual T & T Retreat in Canmore this weekend

The Alberta T & T Community is having their Annual Retreat in Canmore this weekend. 24 coaches from 9 clubs and 10 National level judges will attend 3 days of presentations. Sessions include strength and conditioning specific to T & T from National Team Fitness coach Chris Chapman from Ontario, taping ankles from physiotherapist Momoko Okamoto from Airdrie and Brain Gym and how to be yo... more

Vancouver gymnast soars to floor final at world gymnastics championships

ANTWERP, Belgium -- Vancouver's Scott Morgan earned Canada's first spot in a men's individual event world championship final in seven years on Tuesday, qualifying seventh on floor in a field of 137 competitors at this year's competition in Antwerp, Belgium. The last Canadian male gymnast to reach an event final in the sport's biggest event outside of the Olympics was 2004 Olympic champion K... more

Vancouver’s Scott Morgan shines at first world gymnastics championships

ANTWERP, Belgium -- Vancouver’s Scott Morgan gave Canada’s rebuilding men’s gymnastics team a huge boost on Monday with one of the best floor routines on the opening day of competition Monday at the 2013 world championships.   Morgan finished sixth in a field of 106 gymnasts packed with former world and Olympic champions, giving the 24-year-old a legitimate chance of qualifying for Canada... more